Saturday, April 15, 2017

Patchwork Quilt Along Block Four

Patchwork Quilt Along - with free block patterns each month!

Are you ready for another block pattern for the Patchwork Quilt Along?  On the 15th of each month, the Fat Quarter Shop releases another block pattern - and we're up to the fourth block now!

Free pattern for these adorable Star & Cross quilt blocks

This month's block is called Star & Cross, and you can find the free block pattern here.

Patchwork Quilt Along block four

This month I didn't sit and make all of the blocks at once.  I had everything cut out and sitting next to my machine.  Then when I had a few minutes I would sit and sew a step or two of each block.

Squaring up half square triangles with a Bloc Loc ruler

Because we're working with such small pieces, for the half square triangles I prefer to cut them a little bigger (2.5" square) and then trim them to size using my Bloc-Loc ruler.  It just helps to make my blocks a little more accurate.

Free pattern for these adorable Star & Cross quilt blocks

Don't forget - there's a Patchwork Quilt Along facebook group here, where you can share photos of your blocks and ask any questions you might have.  And you can make a donation to Make-A-Wish Foundation here.

You can also read more on these blogs - all of these quilters will be joining in all year long!

Amanda from Jedi Craft Girl (@jedicraftgirl)
Amy of Diary of a Quilter (@diaryofaquilter)
Andy of A Bright Corner (@abrightcorner)
*Bonnie of Cotton Way (@bonniecottonway)
*Camille of Thimble Blossoms (@thimbleblossoms)
Debbie of Happy Little Cottage (@happylittlecottage1)
Greg of Grey Dogwood Studio (@greydogwoodstudio)
Heidi of Buttons and Butterflies (@buttonsandbutterflies)
Melissa of Happy Quilting (@happyquiltingmc)
Melissa of Oh How Sweet (@ohhowsweet)
Pat Sloan of (@quilterpatsloan)
Renee of Sewn with Grace (@sewnwithgrace)
Sedef of Down Grapevine Lane (@downgrapevinelane)
Sherri of A Quilting Life (@aquiltinglife)
Sondra of Out of the Blue Quilts (@sondradavison)
Taunja of Carried Away Quilting (@taunjalynn)
Tina of Emily Ann's Kloset (@emilyannskloset)
Carrie Nelson/Miss Rosie of Moda Cutting Table


  1. Cute block, perfect fabrics. Yes I do love the bloc loc rulers too!

  2. What fabric line are you using for your blocks?

    1. Barbara - I'm doing a scrappy version using scraps from all of the Bonnie & Camille lines (Moda)

  3. Great job on the blocks, they are beauty! :)
    How are you doing?


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