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House blocks in two different sizes combine to make a fun and charming quilt. Small-print fabrics in slightly subdued colors make the houses pop against each other. The dark borders tie everything together and keep the quilt from being chaotic.
Brighter, larger scale prints will be fun too, but be mindful of values (light to dark) so that each house stands out from its neighbor. We can also see this in 1930’s reproduction prints for a nostalgic look.
A jelly roll or leftover 2 1/2″ strips are perfect for this quilt. You can also dig into your bag of scraps to add variety.
The finished quilt, by designer Dianedkquilts, is 68″ x 68″. Add more blocks to make it larger.
It would also be fun to use a few blocks to make a table topper or throw pillow.
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