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Jul 12, 2018

Baton Rouge Quilt Block: 5", 7-1/2" and 10" finished

Baton Rouge quilt block tutorial

The Baton Rouge quilt block is a breeze to stitch up with half square triangles sewn 8-at-a-time. Add a pinch of strip piecing.

The patchwork is finished before you know it.

Beginner friendly instructions in three sizes. Downloadable cutting chart, block design and coloring page included.

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Jul 12, 2018

Georgia Quilt block: 5", 7-1/2" and 10" finished

Georgia quilt block tutorial

A Georgia Quilt block is a peach of a block to make, just cut squares and a handful of half square triangles. Beginner-friendly, fully-illustrated instructions in three sizes.

Download your copy of the cutting chart, block design and coloring page today.

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Jul 06, 2018

Free Quilt Block Patterns Library

Free quilt block patterns to tempt quilters of every skill level. Multiple sizes. Free downloadable paper piecing patterns where needed.

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Jul 06, 2018

Twentieth Century Autograph Quilt Block: 7", 10-1/2" and 14" finished

Twentieth Century quilt block tutorial

Our Twentieth Century Autograph quilt block is perfect for the beginning quilter.

A bit of strip piecing. A few cut squares and rectangles. That's all you need.

Beginner friendly, fully illustrated instructions to help, especially if you're new to quilting.

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Jul 03, 2018

Honeymoon Quilt Block Tutorial: 6", 9" and 12" finished

Honeymoon quilt block tutorial

The Honeymoon quilt block, with all its pointy-goodness, doesn't have to be hard.

Quick-pieced QST and 8-at-a-time HST are the techniques we use to get'er done!

Fully illustrated, beginner friendly instructions to help you step-by-step.

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Jul 02, 2018

Christmas Star Quilt Block Tutorial: 5", 7-1/2" and 10" finished

Christmas Star quilt block tutorial

The Christmas Star quilt block isn't as tricky as it might look.

A dash of paper piecing. A pinch of strip piecing. That's all there is to this point-a-licious design.

Fully illustrated, beginner-friendly instructions in 3 sizes.

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Jun 30, 2018

Birds in the Air plus a design variation: 2", 2-1/2", 3" and 4" finished

Birds in the Air variation

Beginner-friendly, fully illustrated instructions for a Birds in the Air quilt block pattern that includes the variation shown here.

Cutting charts included for 4 different block sizes and for this design variation, too (in 4 sizes).

Quick. Easy. Accurate.

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Jun 12, 2018

Memory Quilt Block Tutorial: 6", 9" and 12" finished

Memory quilt block tutorial

Our Memory quilt block stitches up in a flash.

Quick-pieced half square triangles. Paper pieced Flying Geese. Both make all this pointy goodness doable...quickly.

Step-by-step illustrated instructions for 6", 9" and 12" finished blocks.

Though our sample is made with just two fabrics, there's no reason that you couldn't use three. And a charting chart is provided for that option, too.

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Jun 10, 2018

Quilt Guilds Directory - More than 2200 to choose from!

The Generations Quilt Guilds Directory: Find a quilting guild close to home. List your guild or club in our free, online database.

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May 28, 2018

65 Michigan Quilt Guilds to choose from!

Michigan Quilt Guilds: Find or add a MI quilting guild to our free directory. Find/share quilt games for meetings. Show and Share your quilt pictures.

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May 27, 2018

Pfaff Creative Sensation

I have both a Creative Sensation and a Sensation Pro II. I am very disappointed in both of these machines and will not buy a Pfaff machine again. I urge

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May 25, 2018

Magellanic Cloud

I made this quilt for my grandson as he transitions from crib to twin bed. It's a one-block-wonder, made of about 1000 60-degree, fussy-cut triangles.

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May 21, 2018

Continental Quilt Block: Instructions in 3 sizes, 9", 13-1/2" and 18"

The Continental quilt block is made lickety-split from quick-pieced half square triangles with a bit of strip piecing throw in. Step-by-step instructions. Free downloadable coloring page.

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May 10, 2018

Standard Quilt Sizes Chart: King, Queen, Twin, Crib and More

Download your free Standard Quilt Sizes Chart, a complete reference for quilt, mattress, and packaged batting sizes. Right-size your next quilt!

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May 05, 2018

Brave World Quilt Block from our Free Quilt Block Patterns Library

Learn how to make a Brave World quilt block. Paper piecing pattern included for 3 Sizes. Step-by-step instructions for the beginning quilter.

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