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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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12 Free and Easy Half Square Triangle Quilt Block Patterns

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12 Free and Easy Half Square Triangle Quilt Block Patterns
Here are 12 blocks that use only Half Square Triangle (HST) and squares. Easy, fun and pretty designs for the beginner or more advanced quilter.

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Two Easy Methods for Making Eight Half Square Triangle Quilt Blocks

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Two Easy Methods for Making Eight Half Square Triangle Quilt Blocks
Here are two methods for making eight Half Square Triangle blocks at once. One method worked great - the  other not so much!

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Free Wedding Rings Quilt Block Pattern

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Free Wedding Rings Quilt Block Pattern
Looking for an alternative to the Double Wedding Ring quilt? Try out this easy Wedding Rings pattern instead using just Half Square Triangles and squares!

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How to Create a Crossroads Star Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial

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How to Create a Crossroads Star Quilt Block - a Free Tutorial
This Crossroads Star variation is easy to sew together. Plus, it creates another star when sewn into a quilt!

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