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Scrappy Heart Quilt Block Tutorial - Just in Time for Valentine's Day!

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Scrappy Heart Quilt Block Tutorial - Just in Time for Valentine's Day!
Here's an easy block to make for a Valentine's Day project - directions include fabric requirements for two sizes of block - 9" and 12". So dig into your scrap stash and let's get to piecing!

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Loop the Loop Quilt Block Tutorial - Version 2.0

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Loop the Loop Quilt Block Tutorial - Version 2.0
Today let's look at a second version of the Loop the Loop quilt block. A few days ago I did a tutorial for the Loop the Loop block and realized there was more than one way to sew it together. 

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The Easy Traditional Quilt Block Called Triplet

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The Easy Traditional Quilt Block Called Triplet
The Triplet quilt block is easy to create and makes an interesting quilt. With only Hourglass units and squares plus using only two colors, it goes together quickly. It was first published in the Kansas City Star publication. 

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Tile Puzzle Variation Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

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Tile Puzzle Variation Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial
This variation of the Tile Puzzle block makes an awesome looking quilt and is beginner friendly! It uses only squares and half square triangle units to create a complex-looking block. 

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Mr. Roosevelt's Necktie - a Free Quilt Block Tutorial

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Mr. Roosevelt's Necktie - a Free Quilt Block Tutorial
Here's an easy quilt block that has a lot of color placement interpretations. Plus it makes a very interesting quilt! I have some layout examples at the end (including a scrappy one).

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