This block is made with half square triangles (HSTs) and squares.
It’s a beginner quilt block.
How to make a paper pinwheel quilt block
Learn to make this block in 2 minutes:
12 1/2 inches.
- 1 white 5 1/2 inch square
- 1 dark red 5 1/2 inch square
- 2 medium red 5 1/2 inch squares
- 8 white 3 1/2 inch squares
This block looks best when both fabrics have high contrast and the darker fabric is only used in the four half square triangles in the centre of the block. This gives a more 3D look.