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Four Patch Log Cabin Quilt Layouts

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Four Patch Log Cabin Quilt Layouts
I've had a couple of requests for layouts of the Four Patch Log Cabin quilt block that I did a while back. Here are a few different ways you can lay out the blocks. 

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Free Pattern - Shoofly Quilt Block and a Variation

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Free Pattern - Shoofly Quilt Block and a Variation
The Shoofly Quilt Block is an easy block to sew and it's been around for a long time. It goes by many other names such as Eight Cornered Box, Fifty Four Forty or Fight, Simplicity, and Hole in the Barn Door. Today I'll show you the Plain Jane version plus a simple variation that totally changes the look. 

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Free Pattern - Whirlwind Quilt Block

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Free Pattern - Whirlwind Quilt Block
The Whirlwind Quilt Block goes by a bunch of other names - Modern Envelope, Twin Sisters, Water Wheel, etc, etc. The traditional Whirlwind quilt block uses only 2 colors but I saw one on Facebook that had 4 fabrics and wanted to figure it out for you (and me)! I'll show you 2 different ways to sew this block together and talk about another way that I've seen online.

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Seesaw Traditional Quilt Block Pattern

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Seesaw Traditional Quilt Block Pattern
This traditional quilt block called Seesaw is a great beginner quilt block. It only uses four different fabrics and goes together fast! Let's get started!

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Free Pattern - Hot Cross Quilt Block

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Free Pattern - Hot Cross Quilt Block
Today let's sew together this traditional quilt block called Hot Cross. I assume it's named after hot cross buns but that's only a guess! It looks more difficult than it is so let's get started!

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