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Free Pattern – Crowning Glory Quilt Block

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Free Pattern – Crowning Glory Quilt Block
The Crowning Glory quilt block is an easy one to do. So let’s get started on this block!

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Free Pattern – Best of All Quilt Block

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Free Pattern – Best of All Quilt Block
The Best of All quilt block is a lovely traditional quilt block that finishes at 12″ square. But I’m going to show you a non-traditional way of constructing this block. Let’s get started!

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How to Sew a Courthouse Steps Quilt Block

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How to Sew a Courthouse Steps Quilt Block
The Courthouse Steps quilt block is similar to sew as the Log Cabin block. It is a bit easier because you can add 2 strips to the block center before having to press and square up the block.

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Free Pattern - Log Cabin Quilt Block

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Free Pattern - Log Cabin Quilt Block
Sewing a Log Cabin block is fairly easy – just straight sewing. However, it is important to have an accurate 1/4″ seam allowance. For my example, I’m using 2″ strips and squares, but you can use whatever size you like. Traditionally, half of the strips are lighter and half are darker but I’ve seen gorgeous quilts made with all light tone-on-tone beiges/whites and ones made with only one color – like all your green scraps.

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How to Sew a Steps to the Altar Quilt Block

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How to Sew a Steps to the Altar Quilt Block

Let’s learn how to sew a Steps to the Altar quilt block today!

This is the last block for a quilt I’ve been working on for a couple of years – Yeah!! I got the pattern from Kim Diehl’s Evening Star Quilt pattern. It is a Steps to the Altar quilt block with a color placement variation. It is a great block to use up your medium and dark scraps and creates a nice secondary pattern when put together in a quilt.

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