State Block: Colorado


Colorado State Block

August 1, 1876

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Light Yellow

Light Navy

Get the fabrics for this week’s blocks in one convenient fat quarter bundle! Bundle includes fabrics for all the state blocks in Week Eight.

Download the Foundation Paper Piecing Patterns.

  • Print 4 of Unit A.
  • Print 4 of Unit B.


Unit A

Using the light navy and light yellow fabrics, complete unit A. Make 4.

Unit B

Using the light navy and yellow fabrics, complete unit B. Make 4.


Block Assembly:

Using the diagram below as a guide, sew a unit A to a unit B.

Sew two of these units together to make half of the block.

Sew the two halves together to complete the block.

Block measures 12 1/2″ unfinished.


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Special thanks to Bonnie Browning for use of her book for reference, Vintage Quilt Blocks State by State by Bonnie K. Browning.

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Carol Mahar

I am just looking at these patterns for the states across America for the first time. Is there any reason that these cannot be made up in the correct colors but with a small print instead of plain fabric?