Both of These Blocks are Great for Scraps
March 14, 2019 |
| Quilt Blocks
Dig Into Your Stash for Pleasing Fabric Combinations!
Choose between two charming blocks for a quilt or other projects. They’re both great for using up scraps and other goodies in your stash, and will be wonderful in many color themes.
The gray sashing makes the colors glow in the first block (below). It’s easy to imagine the second block in gray as well. Notice how it’s basically the reverse of the first one.
Choose whatever color you want to replace the gray or white. It will be fun deciding how best to accent your patchwork choices.
Block by lizziwhizz. See more color variations here.
Both blocks were used in a beautiful runner made by the designer. This is just one idea for putting the blocks to good use. Learn more about how it was made here.
Below is the beginnings of a quilt made from another arrangement of the two blocks. Learn more about it here.
Quilt by Corey Yoder. Learn more here.
The blocks, designed by Corey Yoder from Coriander Quilts, both finish at 12″ square.
The following table topper, from Perfectly Pasch Gifts, is a lovely adaptation of the first block. It’s twice the size of the original block. Calculate cutting sizes by removing the seam allowances from the original measurements (1/2″). Double the remainder and add the seam allowances back. Construct the block according to the instructions, then remove a slice from each corner.
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