Generations Quilt Patterns Blog

by Julie Baird

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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"

And of course when new information is added to the Generations Quilt Patterns website, you'll see it here first!

The Most Recent Posts

Nov 25, 2020

New Christmas Quilt Fabric Lines for 2020

30 new Christmas quilt fabric lines all on one page. You saw something you liked, but can't remember where or what it's called. Stop your searching right here.

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Nov 14, 2020

Brother NQ700PRW

Nothing but trouble, right from the beginning... *took it back to dealer several times for correction of problems in the first few months *Was finally

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Nov 07, 2020

Sugar Bowl Quilt Block Tutorial - 4", 6", 8" and 12" finished

Sugar Bowl quilt block tutorial

The Sugar Bowl quilt block is really a basket design made with half square triangles and cut squares.A terrific beginner block.

Free cutting chart and coloring page downloads, too.


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Nov 07, 2020

Cake Stand Quilt Block Tutorial: 5", 7-1/2", 10" and 15" finished

Cake Stand quilt block tutorial

A tisket, a tasket, this Cake Stand quilt block IS a basket--quilt block design that it.

Our HSTs practically sew themselves using the Quick Pieced method.


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Nov 02, 2020

Library of Even 9-patch Quilt Blocks

Even 9-Patch Quilt Block Library

9-patch quilt blocks are some of the easiest to make, but a simple swap of units reveals an avalanche of design potential.

Check out our Library.

Find the inspiration for your next quilt project!


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Oct 30, 2020

State Fair Quilt Block Tutorial: 6", 9" and 12" finished

State Fair quilt block tutorial

Looks can be deceiving!

While it looks tricky, the State Fair quilt block is made using basic quilting units.

Those pointy-points are easy-peasy—whether you choose traditional or paper piecing to make them.


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Oct 24, 2020

Sewing appliqué blocks together

I cut my appliqué background blocks on the straight of grain so two sides don’t stretch and two sides can stretch. When I sew them together should I place

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Oct 24, 2020

Elmer's Glue-All

Can you use Elmer's Glue-All multi-purpose glue on fabric for applique? From the Editor: Hi Jay. I haven't used this glue myself, so I went to look it

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Oct 24, 2020

Annabell's Quilt

I am a new piecer. I am a professional longarmer, but until recently, I had not been that interested in the piecing process. However, I've been bitten

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Oct 11, 2020

Wave Upon Wave & Ripple Effects

Twin quilts for twin beds in a guest room in our lakeside home. These beach themed quilts were two years in the making and I completed them in September

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