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Category: Block Patterns
Learn how to build block foundations for log cabin quilts with this easy tutorial. The Log Cabin Quilt Block is one of the most basic quilt block patterns, and it can be used in many variations of log cabin quilts. Follow the example of this tutorial to make pink log cabin quilts!
Make perfectly coordinated quilt blocks for an hour glass quilt pattern with this clever piecing method. To make a Magic Double Hourglass Block, you simply start with two squares of fabric in the same size you want your finished block to be. With a few calculated cuts, you'll have all the pieces for a double hourglass block.
The Magician's Disappearing 9 Patch magic nine patch quilt block is the perfect beginning to a gorgeous and creative quilt. This disappearing nine patch quilt block is basic enough that you can use any type of fabric to create a truly remarkable quilt for any occasion, and its so simple!
This simple tutorial for hour glass quilt patterns shows you how to make two matching hourglass blocks from two squares of fabric. These traditional quilt blocks look great as accents to more complicated piecework patterns, or they can stand alone in a basic hourglass quilt.
Take a more unconventional approach to your next star quilt block patterns and make a Maverick Star Block. Similar to the lone star design, it has a basic eight-pointed design that you can make in any size and in any color. This quilt block pattern does have a little uniqueness to it in the uneven sizes of the points, making it something that will really draw people towards your quilt to get a closer look. Any star quilt with at least one of these quilt block patterns on it will easily look more interesting than the average one.
These contemporary quilt block patterns are sized just right for mini quilts! These Mini Double Hourglass Blocks are made just like regular hour glass quilt patterns, but they are only 4 inches square. An hourglass template will make these blocks extra quick.
This free quilt block pattern is great for mug rugs, smaller quilts, or filling corners in a larger quilt. The Mini Whirligig Block measures only three inches across! You can make this quilt block easily using the cutting template provided in the tutorial.
This star quilt block looks like a friendship star variation, but its points are narrower. We call it the Ninja Star Quilt Block because it looks like a ninja throwing star, but you can use it in any star quilt pattern. You'll need to print out the templates included in this tutorial in order to make the precise points in this block.
Stars inspire us in many different ways. Let this contemporary Ohio Star Quilt Block Tutorial drive you to make star quilts all year round. The quilt block pattern is simple and uses triangles of several different colors to make up square patterns. Once finished, this quilt makes a great addition to your crafty home. Use it to keep you warm and remind you of the olden days, or give it as a handmade gift to impress your friends. Trimming loose ends and matching corners together gives a neat look, while frayed ends make it more vintage.
The Orange Windows Quilt Block looks similar to more complicated quilt block patterns with curved piecing, but it's actually a much easier applique block. The effect combines the look of orange peel quilt blocks and faux cathedral windows quilts.
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