irish chain quilt block by Color girl Quilts with tutorial
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Color Girl Challenge 2019, Free Quilt Blocks, Quilting Interest, Work in progress, YouTube Videos

Two Color Quilts: Better Than…

Two color quilts (specifically black and white) are better than I expected! I thought it was going to be more challenging for me to avoid using ANY color but black and white in a WHOLE quilt. I suppose that my love of pattern and the amazing variety of super cool B & W fabrics made up for the lack of color. I've seen a few projects come up for the Color Girl Challenge 2019 (#colorgirlchallenge2019 if you're on Instagram or FB). What do you think? could you make a quilt with only two colors? Sadly, I had planned on having my...

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how to make Simple Sampler six inch quilt block with strips
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Free Quilt Blocks, Free Quilt Patterns, Super Simple Sampler Quilt Blocks

Super Simple Sampler Block 16

This is it! the last six inch quilt block for the December set of the Super Simple Sampler. Our theme this month is strips, and I have to tell you, I really like all the strip quilt blocks! They are fun and super quick to make and I have liked having slightly larger pieces of fabric to work with compared to previous months. Here is how to make this block. Cutting From each of the pink and the light gray: cut (2) 6 1/2" x 1 1/2" strips from the navy blue: cut (2) 2 1/2" squares from the yellow: cut (1) 2...

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Hand Piecing, Midnight at the Oasis QAL

Hand Piecing Tutorial: homage to our quilting roots

I know a lot of people don't make quilts by hand anymore, but there some projects that can be done easier that way: set in seams, small pieces, triangles, or if you want something portable while waiting in the carline at the end of the school day or during soccer practice. I mentioned last week that my mom is doing the Midnight at the Oasis quilt along with me and she hand-pieces pretty often. She hand-pieced the center triangle star and demonstrated her skills for me while she was visiting. 1. start by cutting templates out of paper or plastic. Do...

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