Celebration Sampler Quilt Along: Block 34

1

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″

Want to make your quilt just like ours?

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

Click Here to find the fabric requirements and all the blocks as they are published!

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 34

8” x 8” finished

Cutting Instructions

From the cream fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3”
(8) 1 ½” x 1 ½”

From the tan fabric, cut:
(1) 3” x 3”
(4) 1 ½” x 6 ½”

From the orange fabric, cut:
(1) 3” x 3”

From the teal fabric, cut:
(4) 1 ½” x 4 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 an orange 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.

Repeat to make the following 2 ½” HST:

  • (2) Orange/Cream
  • (2) Tan/Cream

Block Center
Sew a Tan/Cream HST to an Orange/Cream HST. Repeat to make 2 HST pairs as shown.

Sew the HST pairs together to create the Block Center unit. Unit measures 4 ½” square unfinished.

Teal Top & Bottom Rows
Sew a cream 1 ½” square to the left and right side of a teal 1 ½” x 4 ½” rectangle, press towards the teal. Make 2.

Tan Top & Bottom Rows
Sew a cream 1 ½” square to the left and right side of a tan 1 ½” x 6 ½” rectangle, press towards the tan. Make 2.

Block Assembly

Use the block diagram below to layout the block.

Sew a teal 1 ½” x 4 ½” rectangle to the left and right side of the Block Center unit, press towards the teal. Sew on the Teal Top Row and the Teal Bottom Row and press.
Repeat with the tan 1 ½” x 6 ½” rectangles and Tan Top & Bottom Rows to complete the block.
Block measures 8 ½” x 8 ½” unfinished.

Click Here to find the fabric requirements and all the blocks as they are published!

Show off your progress, connect with other quilters, get ideas, motivation and more!

Join us in the AQS Project Parade Facebook Group and piece along with us!

Members get even more…

AQS Members can access hundreds of patterns and all past issues of American Quilter at any time!

Find quilt along series like Forever & A Day, 30 Days of Birds and more.

Not a member? Join today!

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

  Subscribe  
Notify of