quilting

How to make a scrappy heart block

Yet another heart block today! This time it’s a scrappy heart so get out those pinks and reds fabric scraps and get quilting!

Finished block

6″ x 6″.

Cutting directions

For 2 blocks cut:

  • 2 squares, 4″ x 4″ in red fabric
  • 2 squares, 4″ x 4″ in the background fabric
  • 4 squares, 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ in red fabric
  • 8 squares, 1 1/4″ x 1 1/4″ in the background abric

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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Scrappy heart quilt block

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