Our block for May is an unseasonal Snowflake.
Here’s a few ideas for other colours – first from EQ and then from students’ work –
Happy Easter! And welcome to Block six of our Block of the Month quilt-along. This month it is the turn of Card Trick.
This block relies on a clear difference between the colours used to create the illusion of interlocked squares. You can download the instructions for the block here.
Our alternative colourways could look like these –
And here’s some of the students’ blocks to give you an idea of how fabric choice can affect the look of a block, from the background to the contrast between colours –
March and block 5 of our Block of the Month quilt-along. This time it is the return of that perennial favourite – Ohio Star.
This block adds the Quarter-square Triangle to our repertoire of units. You can download the instructions for the block here. Our alternative colourways could look a little like these –
Students also played around with colour –
But be careful that your colours are not too similar
February already, and the fourth block in our quilt-along Block of the Month quilt. This time it’s the turn of Churn Dash, but with an added twist – ‘Churn Dash Variation’, if you like – I have added Flying Geese units to the traditional block.
You can download the instructions for the block here. Other colourways could look like these –
You could make the Flying Geese units and the rectangles the same colour as two students did –
They also made the units by just adding triangles to two corners of a square – because they didn’t like making Flying Geese.
Happy New Year! And it is time for the third block in our Quilt-along. This month it is the Road to California block combining those Half-square triangles with Four-patches.
You can download the instructions here. But first here’s a couple of other colour ideas –
And if you don’t like the look of that block, but you’ve made the units, there’s no law that says you can’t rearrange them to make a different block as one student did –
Our second block is similar to last month’s – again just a few Half-Square Triangle units and a square make up the Eccentric Star.Download the instructions here.
Time for the first block in our new Block of the Month Quilt-along. We’re starting nice and simple with the Friendship Star block. Download the instructions here.