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How to Sew a Basic Four-Patch Quilt Block

Posted by Elaine Huff on

How to Sew a Basic Four-Patch Quilt Block
This is probably the simplest quilt block to piece together but it can be done in numerous ways and it is the building block (no pun intended!) for so many blocks. 

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How to Sew a Basic Square in a Square Block

Posted by Elaine Huff on

How to Sew a Basic Square in a Square Block
The Square in a Square block is put together like the Snowball block and the Flying Geese block.

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How to Sew a Basic Snowball Block

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How to Sew a Basic Snowball Block
The Snowball Block is another simple block that can be used in making other blocks and it also makes a good alternating block in a quilt.

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How to Sew a Basic Hourglass or Quarter Square Triangle Block

Posted by Elaine Huff on

How to Sew a Basic Hourglass or Quarter Square Triangle Block
The hourglass patch/block goes by several names – quarter-square triangle is a more common one. It starts out as a half-square triangle patch so the first part of this tutorial is much the same as my post on that subject. 

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How to Sew a Basic Nine-Patch Quilt Block

Posted by Elaine Huff on

How to Sew a Basic Nine-Patch Quilt Block
The Nine-Patch quilt block is probably the most used block in the quilting world. It is very easy to sew and sooooo many blocks use the nine-patch layout in construction. We'll go over a few different ways to construct the block.

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