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Traditional Blocks From Pre-Cut Strips
Traditional Blocks From Pre-Cut Strips
Barb Eikmeier
Strip down to the block-making essentials.
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Is your stash stocked with pre-cut squares and strips? Find out how to turn them into beautiful blocks that look so complex, no one will know they were easy to sew!
Angela Pingel
Angela Pingel
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Learn efficient techniques for working with pre-cuts and enjoy your fastest piecing ever.
Amy  Smart
Amy Smart
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Take the fuss out of diamonds and triangles! Discover simple shortcuts that will take you from strip set to stunning quilt in no time.
Joanna Figueroa
Joanna Figueroa

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