State Block: Nevada


Nevada State Block

October 31, 1864

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Dark Sky

Light Turquoise

Dark Turquoise

Dark Eggplant

Dark Fuchsia

Light 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 Eight.

Download the English Paper Piecing Templates.

  • Print 1 of template A.
  • Print 4 of template B.
  • Print 4 of template C.
  • Print 4 pf template D.
  • Print 4 of template E.
  • Print 4 of template F.
  • Print 4 of template G.
  • Print 4 of template H.


From the dark sky fabric, prepare 1 of template A.

From the light turquoise fabric, prepare 4 of template D.

From the dark turquoise fabric, prepare 4 of templates C and E each.

From the dark eggplant fabric, prepare 4 of templates B and F each.

From the dark fuchsia fabric, prepare 4 of template G.

From the light yellow fabric, prepare 4 of template H.


Corner Wedge

To make a corner wedge, sew B to C and then add D. Make 4.

Middle Wedge

To make a middle wedge, sew E to F, then add G and H. Make 4.


Block Assembly:

Using the diagram below as a guide, sew the wedges together into groups of two. Attach to the center A. Continue adding groups of wedges and attaching them to A until the block is complete.

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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