Simple Blocks – Turnstile

I’ve finally written up a few more simple blocks. These next few feature the ‘Three Triangle’ unit       3-triangle unitand our first block is Turnstile, a simple 4-patch block consisting of four of these units.

You can download the instructions here.

Turnstile block cThe block can look quite different depending on the placement of your lights and darks –

turnstile blockTurnstile block bTurnstile block e

 

 

 

 

 

 

And so the quilts can look quite different too

turnstile quilt cturnstile quiltturnstile quilt bturnstile quilt dThis block is sometimes also known as WIndmill, especially when the units are turned –

windmill turnstileAs blocks they look different, but when put together in a quilt it is hard to tell which you started with. But what happens if you alternate these two?

Turnstile

 

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