Use Green Scraps in Pretty Shamrock Blocks

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They Make Lovely Mug Rugs and Pot Holders!

Mini pieced shamrocks go together quickly and have so many uses. Incorporate them into larger projects, finish off the blocks for mug rugs or add borders to make them larger for pot holders.

The finished blocks are 6″ square. The addition of 1″ borders from the background fabric would make pot holders or hot pads that are nicely sized at 8″ square. Just be sure to add a layer or two of Insul-Bright batting for heat proofing.

Scrappy Shamrock Tutorial

Simple piecing is used in constructing the blocks. They’re great for using up leftovers already in your stash and will be fun to pull out every year for St. Patrick’s Day.

Instructions are provided by Log Cabin Quiltery.

Click here for the free “Scrappy Shamrock” block tutorial.


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