Let’s make another large block today.
Also known as Prairie flower the block was designed by Nancy Cabot.
Nancy Cabot wrote a daily newspaper column for the Chicago Tribune in the 1930’s where she worked as Needlework Editor and Columnist.
Finished block size
12″ x 12″.
- 1 square, 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ in light grey
- 4 squares, 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ in black
- 4 squares, 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ in red
- 16 squares, 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ in cream
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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.
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Now that my publisher is going out of business I have bought the rights to publish my book. Now you can download individual chapters. Each digital download is a bundle with 4 quilt patterns in it.
As well as the instructions and fabric needs to make the blocks you’ll find a section on quiltmaking basics at the end of the pattern that discusses:
- Squaring up blocks
- Assembly and quilting
See all the quilts in the book in a real life project
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