Iowa State Block

December 28, 1846

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Dark Sky

Light Sky

Dark Purple


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

Download English Paper Piecing Templates.

  • Print 1 of template A.
  • Print 16 of template B.
  • Print 4 of template C.


From the dark sky fabric, prepare template A.

From the dark purple fabric, prepare 12 of template B.

From the light sky fabric, prepare 4 of template B.

From the cream fabric, prepare template C.

Using the B templates, sew together the corner triangles.

Block Assembly:

Using the diagram below as a guide, sew the corner triangles to the center A.

Sew C to each side 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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