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Friendship Star Quilt Block and Variations using Half Square Triangles and Squares

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Friendship Star Quilt Block and Variations using Half Square Triangles and Squares
Today I would like to show you a bunch of variations you can make with the Friendship Star quilt block and other blocks made using just Half Square Triangle units and squares. All of these blocks are easy to put together so they are good beginner blocks. Let's get started!

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Tangled Briars Quilt Block Tutorial - A Variation of the Bear Paws Block

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Tangled Briars Quilt Block Tutorial - A Variation of the Bear Paws Block

Today let's sew together a Tangled Briars quilt block. This block is a variation of the Bear Paws or Bear Claws quilt block and is almost identical to the Bear Tracks quilt block that I showed you awhile back. It's an easy block to do, so let's get started! Fabric Requirements for a 12" Finished Tangled Briars Quilt Block: Light/White: 2 - 5" squares, 8 - 3" squares, and 4 - 2.5" squares Medium/Orange: 1 - 5" square, and 4 - 3" squares Dark/Navy: 1 - 5" square, and 4 - 3" squares Sewing Directions: Large Half Square Triangle Units:...

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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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