21 Of The Most Gorgeous And Free 12-Inch Quilt Block Patterns

free quilt block patterns 12 inch

When selecting a quilt pattern, it’s good to know the size of the quilt blocks.

One of the most common block sizes quilt pattern designers choose to use is a 12” quilt block. 

In this post, we will discuss why designers like to use 12” blocks, how many you will need for a full-size quilt, and finally, we will check out 21 simple 12-inch quilt blocks you can make. 

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Create A Striking Collage Quilt With These 17 Unique Patterns

collage quilt patterns

Quilting has many types; every type is unique and a form of art. 

One of the most eye-catching types of quilting is collage quilting. 

This quilting style is often thought to be too tricky or not “traditional enough” by some, but I’m hoping to show you today how fun and exciting it can be, even for beginner quilters. 

In this post, we’ll discuss what collage quilting is, how to do it, and then look at some gorgeous examples of collage quilting patterns. 

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How To Sash A Quilt + 15 Quilt Sashing Ideas

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Have you ever created a few quilt blocks and thought, “These just need a little something extra, but what?” 

I know I have, and one of my favorite things to do is add sashing to my quilt blocks. 

In this post, I’ll teach you why sashing can be helpful and how to add it to your quilts. 

Finally, we’ll check out some beautiful examples of how other quilters have added sashing to their quilts for an extra design element. 

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Here’s Why You’ll Love The Friendship Star Quilt Block + 15 Block Designs To Inspire You

friendship star quilt block

Learning a new quilt block is always fun, especially if it’s a traditional block used in quilt patterns for centuries. 

The quilt block we will focus on today is the simple yet versatile friendship star block. 

We’ll share the history of this quilt block and how to make it. 

Then we’ll look at timeless quilt patterns that feature the friendship star quilt block. 

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Brighten Your Day With Our Collection Of 25 Sunflower Quilt Block Designs

Sunflower Quilt Block Designs

The sunflower represents joy, happiness, and positivity. 

Quilting brings this same joy and positivity to millions of people. 

Doesn’t it just make sense then to combine the two and create sunflower quilt blocks? 

Sunflower quilts naturally bring a smile to your face and brighten up any space in your home. 

From the gorgeous large petals to the vibrant yellow shades, sunflowers are a wonderful reminder to look at the bright side of life. 

In today’s post, we will focus solely on sunflower quilt blocks and share 25 uniquely beautiful blocks you can use in your next project. 

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All You Need To Know About In The Hoop Quilting + 17 Stunning In The Hoop Quilt Blocks

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Sometimes it can be a little tricky to decide what type of quilting you want to do on a quilt project, especially if you want intricate quilting designs on specific blocks. 

Luckily, some incredible artists have created gorgeous quilting designs for embroidery machines. 

In this post, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about in the hoop quilting and look at 17 examples of what is possible with an embroidery machine. 

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