cross and crown cross and crown quilt block on point quilt quilting

Cross and crown quilt block video tutorial

Cross and crown is a block you put together with sashing.

I’ve seen the block made in one single colour and without the bottom corner in a different colour but I decided to go for the variation with the most features so to speak.

So let’s make a cross and crown quilt block.

Some other names for the block: Crossroads, Duck Paddle, Flying Darts, Goose Tracks.

The block is also similar to a Lily block:

So what’s an on point quilt?

An on point quilt is assembled in diagonal rows.
Each diagonal row starts and ends with either a corner setting triangle or a side setting triangle.

Julie Baird of Generations quilt patterns has a good in depth explanation on setting triangles for an on-point quilt.

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My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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Cross and crown quilt block video tutorial

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