Sew Easy: Making Half Clamshell Quilt Blocks

While they might not be the most common type of quilt unit out there, follow along as we show you how to make the half clamshell quilt blocks. This unique quilt block looks similar in it’s aesthetic to the more traditional pinwheel quilt block but with a twist – literally. The curved seams in this block might throw some quilters but thankfully this Sew Easy lesson gives you tips and tricks for cutting and joining clamshell units with ease using the Fons & Porter Clamshell Template. Make sure to use as many pins when piecing your curves as you feel you need for curves that fit together right every time!

About Making Half Clamshell Quilt Blocks

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Follow along in Sew Easy video lesson to learn how to half clamshell quilt blocks. If you’re looking for another quilting video tutorial on a particular technique, check out our Sew Easy lessons to find it there.

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