State Block: Kansas


Kansas State Block

January 29, 1861

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Light Pink

Dark Turquoise


Dark Yellow

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


Download the Applique Templates.

  • Print 12 of template A.
  • Print 4 of template B.
  • Print 4 of template C.
  • Print 1 placement diagram.


Note: Applique templates do not include seam allowances. Add seam allowance if needed for your preferred applique method.

From the light pink fabric, cut (4) 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ squares.

From the dark turquoise fabric, cut 4 of template C.

From the black fabric, cut 4 of template B.

From the dark yellow fabric, cut cut 12 of template A.


Flower Petals 

Sew three A pieces together side-by-side to make a Flower Petals unit. Make 4.

Applique B at the base of the Flower Petal unit. Make 4.


Corner Unit

Applique the Flower Petals unit to C. Make 4.

Applique C to the 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ light pink square. Make 4.


Block Assembly:

Using the diagram below as a guide, sew the four corner units together.

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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