The Algonquin Charm quilt block looks complicated, but if you break it down, it is not difficult to make. It is made with simple shapes and easy piecing.
quilt block tutorial
Tutorial for common patchwork quilt blocks.
LeMoyne Star is an old quilt block. Traditionally, it was made with parallelograms and lots of y-seams. The thought of that causes many quilters to break out into a cold sweat. If you are hand-piecing, then definitely go the traditional route. But if you are piecing by machine, these shortcuts will make your life a …