State Block: New Jersey


New Jersey State Block

December 18, 1787

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!

Download the Foundation Paper Piecing Pattern.

Print 4 copies of Unit A foundation paper piecing pattern.


Paper piece Unit A.

Tip: When piecing the unit, sew through the seam allowances.

Make 4.

Unit A measures 6 1/2″ square unfinished.

Tip: Remove the paper and press two unit’s seams in the opposite direction allowing the seams to lock when piecing the block.

Block Assembly:

Using the diagram below, arrange the Units A being careful to note the orientation.

Sew the top two units together. Repeat with the bottom units.

Sew the two rows together to complete the block.

Block measures 12 1/2″ x 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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