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Free Tutorial for the Easy Variable Star Quilt Block

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Free Tutorial for the Easy Variable Star Quilt Block
Today let's look at this easy Variable Star. First off - it goes by a ton of different names: Happy Home, Star of Virginia, Henry of the West, Star of Hope, Flying Crow to name a few! 

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Beginner Friendly Nine Patch Variation Quilt Block Tutorial

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Beginner Friendly Nine Patch Variation Quilt Block Tutorial
This easy block uses just squares and rectangles to create a design that alternates light and dark fabrics for a delightful quilt. While the units can be made like a typical Nine Patch block, I've chosen to eliminate some seams by using rectangles in place of some of the squares. 

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Free Tutorial for the Easy Chicago Geese Quilt Block

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Free Tutorial for the Easy Chicago Geese Quilt Block
The Chicago Geese block is easy and quick to sew together. It's sort of Log Cabin, sort of Flying Geese, and looks very similar to the Wild Goose Chase block. Traditionally, it's made with a background and two colors but...you know me, I had to add more fabrics to the mix!

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How to Make this Easy Crown of Thorns Quilt Block

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How to Make this Easy Crown of Thorns Quilt Block
The Crown of Thorns quilt block is an easy block that creates a lovely quilt. Traditionally it is make with only a light and dark (or medium) color but it looks beautiful with more colors and even scrappy! 

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How to Make the Easy Nine Patch Star Quilt Block

Posted by Elaine Huff on

How to Make the Easy Nine Patch Star Quilt Block
Today let's learn how to make this easy traditional block called Nine Patch Star. The beauty of this block is the star that appears when it's made into a quilt! Let's get sewing!

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