how to make a modern Simple sampler quilt by Sharon McConnell
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Summer Blockbuster Quilt-Along: A Simple Sampler

It is finally time to make the Summer Blockbuster of 2015! This is the third annual summer quilt-along here at Color Girl, a quilt along for finishing those orphan blocks you might have laying around, or an opportunity to make something new and fresh. This year, I am using all the blocks I made throughout this year in Quilters' Book Club and the Super Simple Sampler series. There are few out there who have made the simple sampler blocks with me, so I hope you will quilt along with me this month and get those blocks finished into a quilt....

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Super Simple six inch sampler blocks by Sharon McConnell, modern quilting squares
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Six Inch Sampler Block #10

thanks for tuning in again today for the November Super Simple Sampler. Today I have block number 10, continuing the theme of the month, Squares. Cutting: light pink print (block center): (1) 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" square;   (4) 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" squares dark pink (corners): (4) 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" squares from each, light blue, gray, dark blue, yellow: (1) 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" rectangle; (1) 1 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangle Sewing (1/4" seam allowance, right sides facing): 1. Arrange block center as shown below. Sew the 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" yellow rectangle to the bottom of...

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simple six inch quilt block, patchwork, modern quilting
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Free Quilt Blocks, Free Quilt Patterns, Patchwork, Super Simple Sampler Quilt Blocks

6″ Sampler Quilt Block #5: Triangles

Happy Day! it is month two of the Super Simple Sampler: we are making six inch blocks and today I am continuing the triangle theme for October. Cutting: from each, dark and light yellow: (1)  2 1/2" square from each, dark and light black: (1) 2 1/2" square from each, dark and light blue: (1) 4" square, cut in half diagonally *for this block you just need one triangle of each. the other will be used in another block* from pink: (2) 2" x 3 1/2" rectangles, and (2) 5" x 2" rectangles Sewing: 1. Match the light yellow/dark yellow squares right sides facing. Do the...

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