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Easy Chained Star Quilt Block Pattern

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Easy Chained Star Quilt Block Pattern
Today we're going to sew together this easy Chained Star quilt block. The block was designed by Margaret Huckeby and appeared in the Quilters Newsletter. The block finishes at 12" square and goes together quickly. Let's get started!

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Wandering Star Free Quilt Block Tutorial

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Wandering Star Free Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's look at the Wandering Star quilt block. This traditional quilt block is a variation of the Friendship Star block. It's quick and easy - if you can sew together a Half-Square Triangle, you're good to go! Let's get started.

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Free Quilt Block Pattern - Morning Star

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Free Quilt Block Pattern - Morning Star
Today we're going to sew together this traditional quilt block called Morning Star that first appeared in the Ladies Art Company publication. It also appeared in Hearth & Home under the name State of Virginia

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Easy Quilt Block Pattern - Santa Fe Trail

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Easy Quilt Block Pattern - Santa Fe Trail
Today we're going to look at this easy quilt block called the Santa Fe Trail. There are other quilt blocks and patterns that go by the same name but the one we're concerned with was designed by Judy Martin. It's quick to sew together and you can use 2.5" strips for the entire block! Let's get sewing!

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Free Pattern - Salem Quilt Block

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Free Pattern - Salem Quilt Block
Today we're going to sew together the Salem quilt block - it's another star quilt block but has the interesting chevron design in it. If you can "snowball" corners and sew flying geese blocks, you can make this block! 

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