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Free Pattern - Interlocking O's Quilt Block

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Free Pattern - Interlocking O's Quilt Block
Today we're going to sew together this modern-looking traditional quilt block called Interlocking O's. The pattern is attributed to Doris Dace but I couldn't find any more information about it other than that. 

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Traditional Quilt Block - Eddystone Light

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Traditional Quilt Block - Eddystone Light

Today we're going to look at the traditional quilt block Eddystone Light. I was drawn to this block - was it the star (I'm partial to star blocks) or the outside border? Either way, it's a fun block to do - not super easy but not too difficult either. I was also intrigued by the name Eddystone Light so I did some research. 

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Patchwork Parcel is Shipping to Canada!

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Patchwork Parcel is Shipping to Canada!
I'm so happy to announce that Patchwork Parcel is now shipping to Canada! Hopefully, I got everything set up correctly so orders will process without a hitch!

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Cluster of Stars Quilt Block Free Tutorial

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Cluster of Stars Quilt Block Free Tutorial
Today let's sew together this cute Cluster of Stars quilt block! While you could certainly just make little 6" Ohio Star blocks, the method of construction I'm going to show you makes for fewer seams. 

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What Makes a Traditional Quilt "Traditional"

Posted by Elaine Huff on

What Makes a Traditional Quilt "Traditional"
So what is it that makes a traditional quilt "traditional"? To find out we need to look at a little bit of the history of quilt making in the U.S.

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