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February 4, 2019
How to Piece a Tree of Life Quilt Block from The Free Motion Quilting Project

It’s time to piece our Tree of Life quilt block for February! This beautiful block is created with 32 scraps or 5-inch squares (plus a good bit of background fabric). For the first time we have an asymmetrical arrangement so make sure to follow the tips in this video to piecing this block:

Click Here to find the pattern for the Tree of Life block. This pattern includes a special bonus pattern for the 78 inch Tree of Life Quilt! Learn how to piece a supersized version of the block and I’ll be sharing an extra video this ...

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Two Blocks -LHQSQ 2.0 from Gene Black an Alabama Artist

For the Left-Handed Quilter Sampler quilt along,  I have made my first two blocks.  Since there are 99 blocks to choose from and we are only making 25 of them, we can choose which ones we want to make.
My fabrics for this will be mostly Kaffe Fassett by Free Spirit.  The 10" squares and some charm packs were on sale and I couldn't resist the colorful delights.

The pieces were cut with my Accuquilt Go! cutter using the 8" Qube set.  These are 6 inch finished blocks, but the 2" square and 2" half-square triangles from that set ...

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November 29, 2018
How to Piece Half Square Triangles from The Free Motion Quilting Project

One of my favorite quilting units to piece is also one of the easiest to make: half square triangles! Learn how to piece this fun patchwork unit in this quilting tutorial:

Click Here to find Block 1 of the Friendship Sampler Quilt if you’d like to get LOTS of practice piecing half square triangles!

How half square triangles work

How to piece two half square triangles from two squares

Learn how to make two half square triangles from two squares

This technique takes two squares of fabric and turns them into two half square triangles. The best thing about this triangle shape is you never have to work with ...

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