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May 25, 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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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

Quilt Guilds Directory - Nearly 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 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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May 04, 2018

Owl Block quilt

This quilt idea came from a blog called crazy mom quilts and it's called elia's quilt. I had a scrap of this cute owl fabric that cried out to be featured

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May 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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Apr 16, 2018

10 Design Ideas for using Oklahoma Twister Quilt Blocks

The Oklahoma Twister quilt block--with all its twirly-swirly goodness--offers some interesting design challenges. Review 10 different settings to see which appeals to YOU!

The Oklahoma Twister quilt block--with all it's twirly-swirly goodness--offers some interesting design challenges.

Check out 10 different settings to see which appeals to YOU!



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Apr 16, 2018

Jelly Roll Weave Quilt

I love watching quilt tutorials. This cutie also came from a Missouri Star Quilt tutorial. Jenny made individual blocks in a weave pattern, but I wanted

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Apr 16, 2018

Peaches

This quilt is made with rail fence star blocks. I saw a tutorial by Jenny at Missouri Star Quilt Company and wanted to give them a try. It was love at

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Apr 15, 2018

Oklahoma Twister Quilt Block Tutorial: 6", 9" and 12" finished

Autumn Tints  quilt block tutorial

The Oklahoma Twister quilt block with its open, modern feel is easy to construct when you make half square triangles 8-at-a-time.

Our tutorial includes: step-by-step illustrated instructions, cutting charts for 2 or 3 fabric blocks, layout ideas and downloadable coloring page.



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Apr 11, 2018

Autumn Tints Quilt Design: 8 layouts to explore

Autumn tints quilt block tutorial

The Autumn Tints quilt pattern is one of those 'happy-accident' blocks that forms a unique design when it edges meet.

This secondary design draws your eye and obliterates the boundaries of the original patchwork. The block design comes into focus only when a sashing strip is added between the blocks.

The design is 'bonus quilt-able', so a variation on the original cutting chart is provided for those of you who'd like to use this as a bonus quilt pattern.

8 unique layout ideas.



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Apr 09, 2018

Autumn Tints Quilt Block Tutorial: 7", 10-1/2" and 14" finished

Autumn Tints  quilt block tutorial

Our Autumn Tints quilt block uses traditional piecing techniques—including making half square triangles 8-at-a-time—to complete this rather modern-looking patchwork design.

Step-by-step instructions in three sizes.

8 unique layout ideas.



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Apr 03, 2018

Royal Star Quilt Block Tutorial: 6", 9" and 12" finished

Royal Star quilt block tutorial

Our Royal Star quilt block is a dream to make with paper pieced Flying Geese pairs and half square triangles stitched 8-at-a-time.

Step-by-step instructions.

Free paper piecing pattern download included.



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