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Rambler quilt block video tutorial

This block goes by the Rambler name but it’s also called Railroad Crossing.

I stitched the block traditionally but it’s also typically assembled with foundation piecing.

Let’s watch how to make it:

Read some background on this design on Barbara Brackman’s website.

Credit: Barbara Brackman’s site

See some quilt examples with this block from the Quilt Index.

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My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

Rambler quilt block video tutorial

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4 comments

  1. Hello Teresa,

    Thank you for breaking down a complicated block into simple shapes and sewing instructions. I would like to make this block. I wonder if anybody has made a scrappy version.

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  2. Thank you Teresa,….absolutely love this one, and the history from Barbara……this is a “must do”. I love antique quilt making, & reproduction fabrics. Love the feeling I get thinking of the women back then when they were first making the quilt. ..what their life was like, their families, their chores,…when they found the time for sewing…….fascinating! Thanks again, Elizabeth

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