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Cobwebs Quilt Block Tutorial

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Cobwebs Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's sew together a traditional Cobwebs quilt block! This is a tribute to my housekeeping - lol! This block is a variation of the Shoofly block and is easy to put together so let's get started!

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Free Fair and Square Quilt Block Tutorial

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Free Fair and Square Quilt Block Tutorial
Let's sew together a Fair and Square quilt block today! This 12" traditional block appeared in the Kansas City Star and is a fun easy block to put together. 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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Easy Single Chain and Knot Quilt Block - a Single Irish Chain Variation

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Easy Single Chain and Knot Quilt Block - a Single Irish Chain Variation
Today we're going to sew together this easy beginner block called the Single Chain and Knot. It is a variation of the Single Irish Chain block and makes a lovely quilt all by itself or you could use it as an alternating block along with a focus block.

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How to Sew a Basic Half Square Triangle Block

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How to Sew a Basic Half Square Triangle Block
This is another basic building block for a ton of blocks. The math behind how to figure out how big to cut the squares is pretty easy. If your finished patch is to be 4” square, cut the squares at least 4⅞” square. 

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