Big Block: Funshine Quilt


Last week we made the Sunshine & Rainbows block – a 27″ bundle of happiness! If you need to catch up, here’s the tutorial.

Take a look at our latest creation.

Funshine Quilt

Fabric Requirements:

1 3/4 yards sunshine yellow total

1 3/4 yards background fabric

1/4 yard of 8-9 different colored fabrics

1/4 yard red accent fabric


Assembly Instructions:


  • Make 4 Sunshine and Rainbows blocks.
  • Make sure the blocks are trimmed to 27 1/2″ and lay them out in rows.
  • Sew two blocks together to make a row. Make two rows and sew them together.
  • Sew together 36 of the 2″ x 3 1/2″ colored rectangles for each border.
  • Sew a 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ red square to both ends of the top and bottom borders.
  • Sew the side borders to the quilt center first, then add the top and bottom borders.


Click HERE for the Funshine pattern PDF.

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kathleen vancauwelaert

great block. love the size.

Where is the cutting instaurations for the block?pED4

Amy, Here is the link to the instructions: Have fun! ~ Sylvia Thomas, AQS Social Media Manager