Make One or a Whole Quilt!
One charming block makes a beautiful overall design when several are combined in a quilt. It also looks great on its own, perhaps finished into a small table topper.
Constructed entirely from squares and half-square triangles, it’s a simple block to make. In fact, one of the examples shown below was pieced by 12-year-old Anna and is her first quilt.
Quilt from Lily’s Quilts.
It’s also a great project for scraps. Tie everything together with the background color of your choice. Or go with a more coordinated color theme instead of an anything-goes scrappy look.
Block by Lynz from Domestic Light and Magic.
Quilt block with borders by Lynz from Domestic Light and Magic.
Block by Jeannette Bruce from Gone Aussie Quilting.
Block by Felicity from Felicity Quilts.
The block lends itself to beautiful free-motion quilting if you’re so inclined. Straight-line walking-foot quilting will also be great.
Quilt by Kim.
Quilt by 12-year-old Anna, quilted by Sue Daurio.
Two-color combinations really show off the great design, as you can see in the example below.
Example from Lily’s Quilts.
The 12″ finished block was designed by Lily from Lily’s Quilts. She suggests calling your block “(your name)BobSquarePants” block.
Image source: The blocks at the top of the page are by Brioni Greenberg.
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