Use This Charming Block Alone or In a Larger Project

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It Makes a Wonderfully Fun and Festive Quilt!

This fun block speaks to what summer is all about. It evokes images of warm summer days and 4th of July festivities, and makes us smile every time we see it.





Make one block into a mini quilt or incorporate several in a larger project. It’s a charming design that is sure to have a place in your summer decor.

Star Spangled Picnic Block Tutorial

Susan from Henny Penny added a 1-1/2″ x 12-1/2″ strip to the top and bottom of the block.

Instructions are provided for the following version in the quilt pattern. It finishes at 12″ x 16″ and will be wonderful on a wall or door.

Star Spangled Picnic Quilt Pattern

Star Spangled Picnic Block Tutorial

Wall hanging by Carol.

The quilt is so festive and perfect for the summer. It’s 36″ x 38″ once completed. Enjoy it displayed on a wall in a prominent place or add more blocks for a throw or bed-sized quilt.

Star Spangled Picnic Quilt PatternThe block tutorial, from Laughing Yourself Into Stitches, is provided in two parts. Part 1 is for the watermelon section of the block while Part 2 is for the bird.

You’ll need the quilt pattern, available below, to make the blocks.

Once completed, the block is 12″ square.

Click here to purchase the “Star Spangled Picnic Quilt” pattern.

Click here for the “Star Spangled Picnic Tutorial Part #1”.

Click here for the “Star Spangled Picnic Tutorial Part 2”.

 

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