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How to Sew a 6-Grid Chain Quilt Block

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How to Sew a 6-Grid Chain Quilt Block
Today we’re going to put together a 6-Grid Chain block. This block makes a great alternating block to showcase fancy or more difficult blocks – think star blocks, or Dresden plate blocks, or paper pieced blocks.

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Birds in the Air Quilt Block Pattern

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Birds in the Air Quilt Block Pattern
Let’s learn how to sew a Birds in the Air quilt block! This easy block is used in making lots of other blocks. Hmm, if you put it on point, it could be called Fish in the Sea!

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Free Pattern – Rolling Pinwheel Quilt Block

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Free Pattern – Rolling Pinwheel Quilt Block
Today we’re looking at the Rolling Pinwheel quilt block. A couple of other blocks go by this name too – just to keep it interesting! We’re going to be using partial seam construction to make this block so let’s get started!

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Free Pattern – Union Star Quilt Block

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Free Pattern – Union Star Quilt Block
Let’s sew together a 12″ Union Star Quilt Block today! This one looks a lot harder than it really is so let’s get started!

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Windblown Quilt Block Pattern

Posted by Elaine Huff on

Windblown Quilt Block Pattern
Today let’s piece together a Windblown quilt block! It’s been so windy lately, I figured that a tutorial for the Windblown block was in order! 

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