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How to use delicious leftovers to make a Floating 4-patch block – Quilting Tips & Techniques 177

This video shows how to use up some leftover fabrics, 2 1/2″ and 5″ squares, to make a Floating 4-patch block that measures 7″ and finishes at 6 1/2″ square. This makes a delicious scrappy quilt! Advertisements

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How to make an “Up-Size” Star Quilt – Quilting Tips & Techniques 173

This video shows how to deliciously “up-size” an 8″ star block into a one block quilt where the block measures 56″, quite an up-size! Here we show you how to cut and sew larger pieces of fabric. Using 8 x … Continue reading

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How to make a Shoo Fly block using 2 1/2″ squares – Quilting Tips & Techniques 159

This video shows how to make a Shoo Fly block using 2 1/2″ squares. The block measures 6 1/2″ so will be a finished 6″ block.  

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How to make a Spool block – Quilting Tips & Techniques 153

This video shows how to make a Spool block using 2 1/2″ strips and squares. The block measures 6 1/2″ (6 finished)

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How to make a Road to Oklahoma block using 2 1/2″ squares – Quilting Tips & Techniques 147

This video shows how to make a Road to Oklahoma block using 2 1/2″ squares. The block measures 8 1/2″ square and is delicious! Also related is Quilting Tips & Techniques 141 – How to cut 2 1/2″ squares.

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How to make a Birds in the Air block – Quilting Tips & Techniques 146

This video shows how to make a Birds in the Air block using 10″ squares. The block measure 6 1/2″ so will be a 6″ finished block. One 10″ square plus background fabric will yield 2 blocks, so economical!

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