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Quick Techniques for Classic Blocks: Wrenches, Stars & Twists
Quick Techniques for Classic Blocks: Wrenches, Stars & Twists
Anita Grossman Solomon
Learn magic methods for creating seven classic blocks quickly, easily and accurately.
Curiously Similar
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Piece on-point and diagonal designs you love, without the math and complicated sewing you don't! Breeze through three prized quilt projects with the Square-agonals® technique.
Sandi Blackwell
Sandi Blackwell
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Master essential wedge techniques to create Dresden plate blocks, gorgeous borders and your most dynamic quilts yet!
Debbie Caffrey
Debbie Caffrey
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Transform any quilt pattern into your own custom design!
Debbie Caffrey
Debbie Caffrey

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