One thing Jenny’s method does not address is the bulk that is created in the center of pinwheel blocks. To make perfectly flat pinwheels take a look at the method provided by Rachel Rossi.
Rachel uses a different method to create her half-square triangles, which is nearly as quick as Jenny’s. Choose whichever method works best for you, then take a look at how Rachel stitches them together to make a pinwheel block – and then how she presses the seams. This is an excellent way to minimize bulk in the middle of a pinwheel block.
Image Source: The pretty baby quilt top shown at the top of the page is from Sew Lovely.
PLEASE NOTE: Quilting Digest has featured many patterns from vendors participating in the Craftsy Marketplace, most of which have been deleted by Craftsy. It's going to take awhile for us to hunt down new sources for those patterns. In the meantime there are many links to patterns on our site that no longer work. We apologize if this article contains one or more of those links and appreciate your patience while we straighten things out. Thank you!
PLEASE NOTE: Quilting Digest does not sell or otherwise provide patterns directly. We showcase patterns and projects from various vendors, bloggers and other sources. Please make a note of where you access a pattern (the link in the yellow box toward the end of each Quilting Digest article). That way you can contact Support for that source if you have downloading problems or other issues. Thank you!