scrappy pinwheel quilt
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Scrappy blocks from bonus triangles

I create alot of bonus triangles when I prepare a quilt binding. So, my scrap basket is overflowing and it is time to make some quilt blocks! Bonus triangles quickly turn into half square triangle units that can be used in many popular quilt blocks. I showcase some popular classic quilt blocks in my...

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half square triangles and nine patch
[ Quilt Blocks ]

Making a Nine-Patch Quilt

Journey along with me as I start making a nine-patch quilt!  The Nine-Patch is a classic quilt block that can be adapted in many ways - from color combinations to layout options, you can customize your nine-patch quilt to fit any design style.
Making a Nine-Patch Quilt is Fast
Once you decide on t...

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Half Square Triangles

Half-square triangles, called HSTs, are a common unit in many quilt blocks.  I have been creating lots of HSTs as I make the flying geese units in the Allietare quilt (pattern by Bonnie Hunter). I keep baskets of HSTs next to my sewing machine and I stitch them together between other blocks.  Someda...

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