The Many Looks of Rail Fence Quilts
For many quilters a rail fence quilt is a first project. It's often used for teaching rotary cutting and strip piecing since it's perfectly suited for fast cutting and sewing methods.
the Rail Fence
But, more experienced quilters also love to use this quick block to make baby quilts, fast gift quilts and to experiment with color and design.
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Don't think that just because it's a simple and easy block to make means you can't make some exciting looking quilts from this humble block!
See 20 Sample Quilt Tops in color with this article to show you the amazing variety of looks this block can give a quilt!
There are also a lot of How-To projects on various Web sites - see the links here for lots of instructions for ways to make these quilts.
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