Make the Building Block Quilt Block

Learn to make this quilt block at Online Canadian Fabric Store Woven Modern Fabric Gallery

 

Building Block

The inspiration for this block came from my granddaughters wooden building blocks. A simple but effective block. The block is 13 1/2 " when finished. I have added a picture of the block with alternative fabric choices as well. 

Happy Sewing 

Kelly

 

Step 1: What you need

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1   6 1/2" square  ( roman glass jewel )

1   3 1/2 " x 9 1/2 " rectangle ( magija pumpkin )

1   3 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangle ( magija pumpkin )

2   3 1/2" squares ( tracks yellow )

2   2 1/2" x 9 1/2" rectangles ( tracks yellow )

2 2 1/2" x13 1/2 " rectangles ( tracks yellow )

 

 

Step 2  

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Mark both yellow squares corner to corner as shown above with a fabric pen .

 

 

Place your marked squares on top of the orange rectangle. Be sure you lines are going in the same direction as shown above.

 

 

Now sew along your marked lines . Be sure to sew on the line not beside it.

 

 

Cut the corners as shown above leaving a 1/4" seam.

 

 

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Press open and trim your rectangles. 

 

 

Step 3

 

 

Place the shorter rectangle you just made on top of the  dark square with the yellow triangle toward the center as shown above.

 

 

Sew them together using a 1/4" seam.

 

 

Press open and trim.

 

 

Step 4

 

 

Place the longer rectangle to the bottom of the blockwith the yellow triangle to the right as shown above. Sew together using a 1/4" seam.

 

 

Press open and trim.

 

 

Step 5

 

 

Place the shorter solid yellow rectangles along the sides of the block as shown above.

 

 

Sew to the block using a 1/4" seam.

 

 

Press open and trim.

 

 

Step 6

 

 

Place remaining long yellow rectangles on the tops and bottom of your block as shown above.

 

 

Sew to your block with 1/4" seam.

 

 

Press open and trim. Voila! you have completed the block.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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