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Free Elephant Quilt Block Pattern

Miri has created this adorable Elephant Quilt Block. How cute is this? Perfect for a kid’s quilt. The block finishes at 10″ Download the PDF pattern.

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Posted: March 23rd, 2009  

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Wonky Log Cabin Video Tutorial

Shawn Bailey from Bailey’s Quilting HeadQuarters made this excellent video on how to make a scrappy Wonky Log Cabin quilt block. She makes it look so easy, and lots of fun too. I’ve never really been inspired to do a log cabin quilt before, but I quite like this method, and want to give it […]

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Posted: March 17th, 2009  

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Gretchen Block Quilt Block Tutorial

Check out this fabulous tutorial to make a 12″ finished Gretchen block. The Gretchen block is traditionally made up of only 2 colours. This tutorial uses a series of light and darks with red and white prints for the pinwheel of each block. Great for using up scraps.

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Posted: January 23rd, 2009  

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Rick Rack Patchwork Blocks

Rick rack rocks … sorry I couldn’t resist! (Or is it ric rac?) Anyway, check out these super gorgeous quilt blocks with rick rack. And, here’s the detailed tutorial on how to put it all together. Definitley a colour explosion! I had never heard to wash rick rack before. Does it run, or shrink, or […]

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Posted: October 21st, 2008  

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Wonky Log Cabin Block

Jacquie has created this great tutorial on making a Wonky Log Cabin Block. Tonnes of photos are included making it super-easy to follow along. Definitely a must-try. Great way to use up leftover strips.

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Posted: September 22nd, 2008  

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Bali Pops Tutorial

Here’s a quick and easy project, Bali Pops Tutorial. I love these fabrics, and this pattern is sure to come together very quickly. Sometimes we all need a project that’s just straight stitches and no fancy points to worry about… or is that just me? In addition to instructions using 2.5″ strips, Rachel also provides […]

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Posted: August 5th, 2008  

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Quilt in a Day Free Patterns

There are some beautiful free patterns and blocks over at Quilt in a Day. There’s also some great instructions on using their rulers. All are in PDF format, for easy downloading and referencing later.

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Posted: August 4th, 2008  

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Wonky Butterfly Tutorial

I was browsing the wonderful Doll Quilt Swap 4 creations earlier and saw this great, Wonky Butterfly Tutorial. I adore butterflies (and dragon flies), so I’m adding this to my list of projects to do one of these days. If you decide to make some, please be sure to post on Lynne’s blog as she’d […]

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Posted: August 1st, 2008  

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Circles

One of the things I’ve enjoyed most over the past month is reviewing all of the wonderful submissions to the Quilting Bloggers directory. I only wish I had more time to read each and every one of them. One day last week, I came across these gorgeous Circles that Kristi was working on for a […]

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Posted: June 30th, 2008  

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Crazy Block Tutorial

I love crazy quilts and was very intrigued by this great tutorial, Vintage Windows Crazy Block Tutorial which is a wonderful way to use up those scrappy bits and pieces we all have. Also check out the completed quilt that inspired this technique, Vintage Windows. Many thanks to Quilting Blogger, Jacquie for her submission. I’m […]

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Posted: June 26th, 2008  

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Daffodils

Here’s a beautiful, free Daffodils pattern that could make the front of a 20″ square pillow. Detailed instructions on how to complete the block are not provided, but full-sized pattern pieces are.

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Posted: June 25th, 2008  

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Star Sampler Quilt Along

Crazy Mom Quilts has an amazing Star Sampler that she’s presenting as a weekly quilt along. Her directions for putting together each star are fantastic. You can find each weekly installment on the right sidebar. I plan on putting together a few of the stars and making a table runner or a smaller 4×4 or […]

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Posted: June 23rd, 2008  

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Block of the Month Baskets

Citrus Belt Quilters of Redlands, California has a free Block of the Month on their web site. Baskets are the theme for 2007-2008. Along with the individual block, instructions are given for a whole quilt using the one block or you may make a different block each month and have a sampler quilt.

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Posted: June 18th, 2008  

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Doing the Nine Patch – Dancing Shoes Not Required

From TLC Stitches, here’s a great tutorial showing a unique way to create those wonderful Nine Patch blocks. I’m sure this will be faster than the traditional method and more accurate too. This might even inspire me to use Nine Patches in my Doll Quilt Swap.

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Posted: June 11th, 2008  

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The Shaded Four Patch

Here’s a great block, with very well written instructions, and tonnes of photos to help get it just right, The Shaded Four Patch. Units will finish at 6 1/2″ squares. Several block arrangement ideas are presented at the end of the page.

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Posted: June 2nd, 2008  

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Touch the Stars Sampler

The Blue Mountain Quilters’ Guild has a wonderful Block of the Month in progress, Touch the Stars Sampler. Be sure to check out their other Block of the Month projects, they are gorgeous.

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Posted: May 6th, 2008  

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Scrappy Cartwheels

Here’s a great quilt for using up scraps, Scrappy Cartwheels AKA Whirlygiggles. The instructions are well done.

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Posted: May 1st, 2008  

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Clubhouse Blocks of the Week

From The Golden Thimble, comes the Clubhouse Block of the Week. These gorgeous quilt blocks finish at 12″ square. The patterns are in full colour and very well written. Personal note: I must apologize for the lack of posts lately. Seems work caught up with me and left me very little time for fun things, […]

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Posted: April 17th, 2008  

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Heart Blocks

Here’s a great way to make a design using small squares, Heart Blocks. The technique described is to lay all the pieces out on fused paper, iron them to the backing, then sew the seams. I tell ya, this would have been the smarter way to make my Home Sweet Home hanging, as I founght […]

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Posted: February 27th, 2008  

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