The vintage “Turnabout T” block published in 1930 has been updated for today’s quilting techniques and used as the basis for this charming quilt. A second star block was added to create an eye-catching overall design.
Beautiful reds create a striking rendition of the quilt. It will be great in other colors as well. Plus, you can play with value placements to give the quilt an entirely different look.
Learn more about the block and quilt here, including the fabrics used and more examples.
Quilt by Joy McDonald.
Quilt by Kristen King.
Kimberly from Fat Quarter Shop demonstrates how the block is made in the following video. She provides lots of tips for precise results.
Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.
The unfinished block is 15.5″ x 15.5″ and can also be used in many other projects. Or finish one block, perhaps with an added border, for a charming table topper.
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