Celebration Sampler Quilt Along: Block 28

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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 28

8” x 8” finished

Cutting Instructions

From the cream fabric, cut:
(2) 3 ½” x 3 ½”
(1) 2 ½” x 7”
(1) 1 ½” x 11”

From the tan fabric, cut:
(1) 2 ½” x 11”
(4) 1 ½” x 2 ½”

From the orange fabric, cut:
(1) 2 ½” x 2 ½”
(1) 1 ½” x 7”

From the teal fabric, cut:
(2) 3 ½” x 3 ½”

Unit Assembly

Quarter Square Triangle (QST)
Mark the wrong side of a cream 3 ½” square in half diagonally once. Lay the marked cream square over a teal 3 ½” square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line and press towards the teal. Repeat to make 4 teal/cream HST.

Mark the wrong side of one of the HST in half diagonally once. Lay the marked HST over the other HST with opposite colors facing each other. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line.

Cut apart on the marked line to make 2 teal/cream QST. Trim QST units to 2 ½” square. Repeat the process to make 4 teal/cream QST.

Strip Piecing

Sew together the cream 2 ½” x 7” rectangle and orange 1 ½” x 7” rectangle along the long side. Press towards the orange.

Cut (4) 1 ½” sections from the strip set.

Sew together the cream 1 ½” x 11” rectangle and tan 2 ½” x 11” rectangle along the long side. Press towards the tan.

Cut (4) 2 ½” sections from the strip set.

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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