Circle of friends video tutorial

This is a modern block that is very straight forward to make.

Learn how to make the block in no time:

Credit: Emerald coast modern quilt guild

Finished block size

12″ x 12″.

Cutting instructions

Block 1

In the background fabric

  • 8 rectangles, 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ 
  • 8 rectangles, 1 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ 

In assorted colours

  • 4 squares,  2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″

Block 2

In the background fabric

  • 4 squares, 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″
  • 4 rectangles, 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

In assorted colours 

  • 4 squares,  2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″

For the centre

  • 1 squares, 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ for the centre

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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Circle of friends quilt block

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