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February 8, 2021
This Week At Five Oaks from Quiltnotes All Blogs

This weekend I started cutting my next scrap quilt I'm calling Scrap Garden. I've never been good at coming up with clever names for quilts but it's a scrap quilt and I'm making plans for a garden so Scrap Garden works for me.

The quilt is made from two classic blocks: 

Shoo Fly
Consists of half square triangles and squares.

Fifty Four Forty Or Fight
Consists of a square, 4-patches and tri-rec units.

NOTE: The name of this block comes from a political campaign in the mid 1800's and it refers to a latitude coordinate ...

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January 28, 2021
Disappearing Shoo Fly Using AccuQuilt from Quiltnotes All Blogs

What is a Disappearing Shoofly Block? Start with a Shoofly Block.

Cut it into 4 equal pieces.

Rearrange those pieces.

The Shoofly block has disappeared and the Disappearing Shoofly block appears.

With the AccuQuilt Fabric Cutting systems, there is no need to piece a block just to make it disappear. We simply take the desired block and piece that.

Disappearing Shoofly Block The AccuQuilt Way, Part 1 of 2

The video below shows how to determine which dies to use to cut the Disappearing Shoofly blocks. You find the smallest part of the block first. Next you find the repeat ...

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