Celebration Sampler Quilt Along: Block 23

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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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Thank you for joining us in this adventure. Be sure to share your progress, questions, and ideas with us in the AQS Project Parade Facebook Group. We do a monthly Show & Tell and want to be sure you’re included!

Block 23

8” x 8” finished

Cutting Instructions

From the cream fabric, cut:
(2) 1 ½” x 13”

From the tan fabric, cut:
(4) 2 ½” x 2 ½”

From the orange fabric, cut:
(2) 1 ½” x 13”

From the teal fabric, cut:
(4) 2 ½” x 2 ½”

Four Patch
Sew a tan 2 ½” square to a teal 2 ½” square. Repeat to make 4 pairs.

Sew the two pairs together to make a Four Patch Units. Unit measures 4 ½” square. Make 2.

Sixteen Patch
Sew a cream 1 ½” x 13” rectangle to an orange 1 ½” x 13” rectangle along the long side, and press towards the orange. Sew on remaining ½” x 13” rectangles alternating colors, pressing towards the orange.

Cut (8) 1 ½” sections from the strip set to make the rows.
Lay 4 rows out into a Sixteen Patch and sew the rows together. Unit measures 4 ½” square. Make 2.

Block Assembly

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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