This heart block is quite popular and it’s also very easy to make.
If you’ve never done foundation paper piecing (FPP) follow the video step by step without over analysing and you’ll find it’s quite simple to do.
The block is 9″ finished.
Get the template
Turn the block into a mini quilt or wall hanging by adding a 4″ border.
Right and left borders
Cut 2 strips, 4 1/2″ x 9 1/2″.
Top and bottom borders
Cut 2 strips, 4 1/2′ X 17 1/2″.
Strippy heart quilt
Use this block in a larger quilt.
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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