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Sail: an Easy Modern Quilt Pattern for Beginners

The Sail quilt pattern is a modern Half Square Triangle quilt pattern for any skill level quilter! The block-based quilt pattern design features one of the easiest foundational quilt blocks in 2 different sizes, and the pattern teaches you 2 different Half Square Triangle techniques! If you like easy quilt patterns and a fast, fun quilt finish – this quilt pattern is for you! And, if you’re thinking of making your first quilt, this is a great option!

This easy modern quilt pattern might be considered a skill builder, as it will teach you 2 different main ways to make Half Square Triangle quilt blocks, and it includes helpful diagrams & instructions for every step of making the quilt top! This easy half square triangle quilt pattern PDF is available as a digital download as well as a paper pattern.

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How to Make an Economy Quilt Block Using AccuQuilt

square in a square quilt block tutorial

The most precise way to make an Economy Quilt Block is to use a fabric cutting machine like AccuQuilt to cut out the pieces for you! I’ve been a huge fan of AccuQuilt for a while now, and this Economy Quilt block tutorial will show you exactly why I love it so much! Making an Economy Quilt block using AccuQuilt is super easy and there’s a good chance you already have the dies you’ll need! Follow the tutorial below to get started and learn all my secrets for making a perfect and precise quilt block.

If you don’t have an AccuQuilt fabric cutting machine, you can still make an Economy Quilt Block using a rotary cutter by following this Economy quilt block tutorial.

Here’s a short video to learn how to make an Economy Quilt Block using an AccuQuilt fabric cutting machine:

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The EASY way to make a Mariner’s Compass Quilt Block

Mariners Compass Quilt block tutorial made with accuquilt fabric cutting machine

I’m typically the type of person that chooses simple over complex about 99% of the time, which is why it was so odd for me to want to try making a Mariner’s Compass quilt block. The Mariner’s Compass block features a lot of crazy points, weird angles, and also involves sewing curves – all things that would normally scare me away! BUT I made the quilt block, and it wasn’t even all that hard! I have a secret weapon to share with you that made this intimidating Mariner’s Compass quilt block actually super easy! Are you ready to know my secret to making this complex quilt block super simple?

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How to Use AccuQuilt GO!™ to Cut Quilting Fabric

I began using my AccuQuilt GO! fabric cutting machine in my quilting over a year ago, and my quilting has been easier and more precise ever since! If you’re considering getting a fabric cutting machine and aren’t sure which machine you want, you might want to check out this post: Everything You Need to Know About AccuQuilt or maybe even Which Fabric Cutting Machine is Best?

In this post I’ll share the basic steps involved in cutting your quilt fabrics using an AccuQuilt GO!™ cutting machine. If you want to see it in action, watch this quick video:

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Navy & Neutrals Solitaire Throw Quilt

throw size solitaire quilt navy and white half square triangles

The Throw size version of the Solitaire Quilt features the 8-at-a-time Half Square Triangles method, and you can get the pattern here. The quilt pattern is fat quarter friendly and also works great for a Layer Cake or 10″ squares, and includes alternate AccuQuilt instructions, too!

This is actually the first Solitaire Quilt I made, and it was so fun pulling neutral greys for it from my stash! I personally love how navy and neutrals go together to make a timeless quilt – perfect for the living room and all the men in your life too!

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