Celebration Sampler Quilt Along: Block 15

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Join us for the Celebration Sampler Quilt Along! We are counting down to our Fall Paducah QuiltWeek Show & Contest and our 35th Anniversary celebration. We will be marking the days with fun 8″ quilt blocks.

celebration sampler quilt along

66″ x 66″

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Each day a new block pattern will be released, for a total of 36 blocks.

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Block 15

8” x 8” finished

Cutting Instructions

From the cream fabric, cut:
(1) 5 ½” x 5 ½”
(3) 3” x 3”

From the tan fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3”

From the orange fabric, cut:
(5) 3” x 3”

From the teal fabric, cut:
(2) 2 ½” x 2 ½”

Unit Assembly

Half Square Triangle (HST)
Mark the wrong side of the cream 3” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked cream square over a tan 3” square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. Trim unit to 2 ½” square. Make 4.

Repeat to make 2 cream/orange HST.

No-Waste Flying Geese
Using the No-Waste Flying Geese method mark four orange 3” squares in half diagonally once. Lay two marked squares over a cream 5 1/2″ square in diagonally opposite corners. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart and press.

Lay a marked orange square over the corner of the cream triangle. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart and press. Repeat with the other cream triangle.

Trim Flying Geese to 2 ½” x 4 ½” rectangle. Make 4 cream/orange Flying Geese.

Block Assembly

Arrange the teal 2 ½” squares and cream/orange HST units together as shown below. Sew in pairs and sew the pairs together to make the Center unit.

Center unit measures 4 ½” square.

Use the block diagram below to layout the block into rows.

Sew the units into rows.
Sew the rows together to complete the block.
Block measures 8 ½” x 8 ½” unfinished.

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