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Duck's Foot in the Mud Quilt Block Free Tutorial

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Duck's Foot in the Mud Quilt Block Free Tutorial
Welcome to the tutorial on how to make the Duck's Foot in the Mud quilt block! How can you not make this block with a name like that?!? This traditional quilt block goes by many names, including Bear Paw, and is known for its cute and playful design.

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Free Christmas Star Quilt Block Pattern

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Free Christmas Star Quilt Block Pattern
Today let's look at the Christmas Star quilt block. With Christmas just around the corner, you probably won't have time to make anything with this block this year but why not get a head start on next year! This traditional Christmas Star quilt block that I'll be demonstrating in this tutorial is attributed to the Kansas City Star. Let's jump in!

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Free Eight Pointed Star Quilt Block Tutorial

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Free Eight Pointed Star Quilt Block Tutorial
This variation of an Eight Pointed Star quilt block goes together quickly and makes a nice secondary design in a quilt. Lots of star blocks are called Eight Pointed Star - this one could be considered a variation of the Ohio Star block as well. 

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How to Sew This Easy, Scrappy Split Nine Patch Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

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How to Sew This Easy, Scrappy Split Nine Patch Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial
Today I dug into my scraps to bring you this tutorial for a beginner-friendly, scrappy block called Split Nine Patch. With only Half Square Triangles and squares, the block goes together quickly and has lots of layout options.

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Another Chain and Hourglass Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

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Another Chain and Hourglass Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial
This Chain and Hourglass quilt block is quick and easy to sew together and creates interesting designs when sewn into a quilt. 

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