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How to Sew a Basic Square in a Square Block

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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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Free Pattern - Shoofly Quilt Block and a Variation

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Free Pattern - Shoofly Quilt Block and a Variation
The Shoofly Quilt Block is an easy block to sew and it's been around for a long time. It goes by many other names such as Eight Cornered Box, Fifty Four Forty or Fight, Simplicity, and Hole in the Barn Door. Today I'll show you the Plain Jane version plus a simple variation that totally changes the look. 

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Seesaw Traditional Quilt Block Pattern

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Seesaw Traditional Quilt Block Pattern
This traditional quilt block called Seesaw is a great beginner quilt block. It only uses four different fabrics and goes together fast! Let's get started!

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How to Sew a Basic Four-Patch Quilt Block

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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 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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