Generations Quilt Patterns Blog

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The Generations Quilt Patterns Blog is the fast and easy way to find the latest information about generations-quilt-patterns.com. This page will keep you posted on:

  • The most recent additions to our Free Quilt Block Patterns Library
  • New quilting techniques to try for your newest project
  • Reviews of the latest quilt books and tools that we use
  • The latest additions to our pattern line "Generations Quilt Patterns"

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Jan 10, 2018

Eva's Garden Quilt Block Pattern: 4-1/2", 6" and 9"

An Eva's Garden quilt block is a grab bag of basic building blocks. Looks complicated! But with paperpiecing, it's a breeze! Download the free pattern here.

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Jan 04, 2018

ArrowHead Quilt Block: Illustrated Step-by-Step Tutorial in 5 sizes

Make an Arrowhead quilt block quickly without chopping off the points. Instructions & free pattern downloads. Part of our Basic Block Patterns series.

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Jan 02, 2018

Find Quilt Stores! More than 4200 shops to explore!.

A directory of quilt stores by state, city and country. With so many listings, you're sure to find a nearby shop. Or add your favorite to the list.

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Jan 01, 2018

Mrs Bryans Choice Quilt Block Tutorial in 3 sizes

Sewing a Mrs Bryans Choice quilt block is much easier using this simple technique to make Flying Geese pairs that are perfect every time. Learn more here...

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Dec 30, 2017

Quarter Inch Seam Allowance / Quilting Instructions for the Beginner

A quarter inch seam allowance is crucial for accurate, easy patchwork. Our online beginning quilting instructions help you decide which presser foot to use or how to make your own seam guide.

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Dec 29, 2017

Irish Chain Quilt Pattern: Single, Double and Triple Irish Chain Quilts

Irish Chain Quilt Pattern: One of those great quilts for beginners. Just squares and strips, no bias edges, no fancy rulers. Learn how it's made here.

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Dec 27, 2017

Double Star Quilt Block Tutorial - 7.5", 10", 12.5" and 15" blocks

Make a Double Star quilt block. Instructions for 4 sizes. Learn the partial seams method to make this twinkling star block pattern.

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Dec 27, 2017

Double Star Block Instructions, continued...

Our Double Star block tutorial continues with preparing the units and assembling the block. Variations on the design, sample layouts complete the lesson.

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Dec 20, 2017

Pineapple Quilt Pattern Designs

Pineapple Quilt Pattern Designs: Download our free paper piecing quilt patterns and coloring pages to help you design and piece this dynamic quilt.

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Dec 20, 2017

Hanukkah Quilt

This is a quilt that exceeded all of my expectations! In my dining room, I have a wall hanging that matches the design on my special company dishes with

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Dec 16, 2017

Sunny Lanes Quilt Block Tutorial: 8", 12" and 16" finished

Sunny Lanes quilt block tutorial

A Sunny Lanes quilt block uses the connector corners technique to avoid messing with any half square triangles—terrific for anyone brand new to quilting.

Simple strip piecing makes the four patch units a breeze. Twirl or fan the seams and you have a bulk free block.

It's time to cut up and sew!

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Dec 14, 2017

Double Quartet Quilt Block Tutorial: 4", 6", 8", 10" and 12" finished

Double Quartet quilt block tutorial

A Double Quartet quilt block is perfect for our 8-at-a-time HST technique! It's faster and more accurate than traditional methods.

Blocks are easy as pie!

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Dec 12, 2017

Perfect Points make a quilt and you CAN stitch them!

Quilt like a Pro— Learn these surefire techniques to piece, pin and press perfect points in any of your quilt projects. You'll be loving the results in no time!

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Dec 11, 2017

Fabric Grain Explained

Learn to use fabric grain, the crosswise, lengthwise and bias, to make better quilts. Do you need bias for binding? Why cut on the lengthwise grain? Find out here.

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Dec 10, 2017

Propeller Quilt Block Tutorial: 5", 7-1/2" and 10"

With our Propeller quilt block--just half square triangles and strip-pieced pairs--you'll be flying high in no time. Beginner-friendly instructions.

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