Block type: 4-patch
Block size: 10 1/2 inches
Colour scheme: reds, greens and neutrals
Texture/fabric manipulation: layered fabrics
- one 5 1/2 in square in red fabric
- one 6 in square in pale green
- one 6 in square in red
- two 5 1/2 in square in cream fabric
- three 5 1/2 in square in white silk or some type of sheer fabric
Making the grooves
Now make a mark in the diagonal at 1/2 inch intervals.
Pin to hold all layers together.
Stitch along the marked lines.
Now, take a sharp pair of scissors and cut through the middle of each line.
Do that for all lines.
Square piece to 5 1/2 in.
Putting the block together
Cut all the other squares.
Take a 6 in pale green and a 6 in red square and place with right side facing together. Mark a diagonal line and pin.
Stitch at 1/4 in from the drawn line on each side.
Cut through the drawn line.
Iron flat and place the block pieces on a flat surface.
The block is finished.
Textured 4-patch quilt tutorial
This quilt has 16 x 10 1/2 in blocks.
Each block is a 4-patch block in greens and reds. The fabric manipulation is made in a cream fabric.
See all Textured 4-patch quilt tutorials.
See also my first Textured quilt sampler tutorial.
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