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Scrappy Quilt Block Tutorial - Old Grey Goose

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Scrappy Quilt Block Tutorial - Old Grey Goose
Today let's look at this scrappy quilt block called Old Grey Goose. It is pretty easy to put together and is a great way to use up those scraps you've been saving! Additionally, I have an alternate method for completing this block that I'll show you at the end. 

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Road to Tennessee Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Road to Tennessee Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's look at the quick and easy Road to Tennessee quilt block. There are lots of ways to arrange this block but we'll start with the original. Let's get sewing!

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Easy Railroad Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Easy Railroad Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's sew together this easy Railroad quilt block. With only half square triangles and four-patches, this block goes together quickly and easily. I decided to do this block as a scrappy block and I think it turned out great but you could certainly do it with only a light and a dark or medium fabric. 

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Monkey Wrench Easy Quilt Block Tutorial

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Monkey Wrench Easy Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's look at the Monkey Wrench quilt block. It is an easy and quick block to sew together. The Monkey Wrench block has been around a long time - it was published in the Ohio Farmer in 1898 and was probably around before that! Of course, being it's been around a long time, the Monkey Wrench goes by a bunch of other names - Double Wrench, Alaska Homestead, Dragon's Head, Hole in the Barn Door - to name a few.

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Easy Continental Quilt Block Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Easy Continental Quilt Block Tutorial
Today let's give this quick and easy Continental quilt block a try! With only half square triangles, squares, and rectangles, the Continental goes together in a flash. It's a great traditional star-type block. Typically it's made with just two colors but I had to put my own spin on it. Let's get started!

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