The final block for the Block of the Month Puzzle quilt is based on the Hope of Hartford block. This is a lovely little block and introduces the construction technique known as a ‘partial seam’. You can download the instructions here.
The original two blocks from the quilt are shown below –
Here are two further colour ideas drawn with EQ7 –
Fox and Geese is perhaps not as ‘simple’ as some of the others because there are a lot of units to make and you need to be fairly accurate in stitching everything together. But it is really not that complicated either! Take care with cutting and piecing for a super result. You can download the instructions for the block here.
Make several for a quilt, either straight set –
or with sashing between the blocks
or set on point with alternate ‘plain’ squares
Try adding a darker colour in the setting
or a completely different colourway for the block
and the quilt, set with sashing and cornerstones –
Rolling Stone is the name of this month’s Block of the Month Puzzle Quilt block and it introduces a new unit – the ‘square in a square’. You can download the instructions here and don’t forget to look on the Tutorials page if you need help with cutting or piecing the units.
The two photos below show the blocks from the original quilt –
There’s more Quarter-Square Triangles plus some Flying Geese in this month’s Block of the Month Puzzle Quilt block – its name is In A Spin. You can download the instructions here and don’t forget you can get further information on cutting and piecing the units on the Tutorials page.
These are the colourways used in the two blocks in the original quilt –