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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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What Hand Sewing Needle Should I Use?

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What Hand Sewing Needle Should I Use?
So what hand sewing needle is best for your project? I don’t do a lot of hand sewing – arthritis gets in the way – but I never know which  hand sewing needle I should use for whatever project I’m working on. Then I found this handy guide and thought I should share it with you. 

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How to Sew a Basic Snowball Block

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How to Sew a Basic Snowball Block
The Snowball Block is another simple block that can be used in making other blocks and it also makes a good alternating block in a quilt.

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How to Sew a Basic Hourglass or Quarter Square Triangle Block

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How to Sew a Basic Hourglass or Quarter Square Triangle Block
The hourglass patch/block goes by several names – quarter-square triangle is a more common one. It starts out as a half-square triangle patch so the first part of this tutorial is much the same as my post on that subject. 

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