How to Make a Card Trick Quilt Block

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Mary demonstrates how to make a card trick quilt block using half square triangles and quarter square triangles. The quilt Russian Card Trick is featured in Quilty Nov/Dec ’13. Mary suggests using a design wall for this “wonky” quilt block.

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Russian Card Trick Digital Pattern   Quilty Nov/Dec 2013                  Oliso Smart Iron


  1. Thanks for another Blocks-a-GoGo tutorial. Love them.

    Karen, 1 year ago Reply

  2. I enjoy Quilty and I really appreciate the free quilting videos.
    A lot of the other quilting sites require you to pay for their
    videos so I just want to say thank you for the freebies!

    Michele, 1 year ago Reply

  3. Thanks for a great demo on the card trick block. I may even attempt to make it!

    Sandy Gorbe, 1 year ago Reply

  4. Hi, Mary! I watched your video and didn’t see any size reference. Maybe I missed that piece of information, but I plugged on and made a large block. Now, 3 more blocks, and I’ll have enough to add borders and make into a little boy’s quilt. Thanks so much for the video!

    Renee, 1 year ago Reply

  5. Very good. I enjoyed the video tremendously.

    Edna, 1 year ago Reply

  6. Thanks for breaking this block down. I have seen it many times lately and would like to try it. Love the quilt in the background also. Where can I find the pattern?

    Brenda Halsey, 1 year ago Reply

    • Hi Brenda – this pattern will be available in the November/December 2013 issue of Quilty magazine. Thank you!

      kloeffelholz, 1 year ago Reply

  7. Thanks for the great tutorial! Also, I would like to know what model Baby Lock machine you have. Looks like a great machine!

    Danielle Roberts, 1 year ago Reply

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