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.
Another star sampler pattern has been added to our Payhip page. This time its a small one – the blocks are only 6 inches square. The quilt appeared in The Little Book of Stars published by David and Charles back in 2001 but the pattern was not given. After repeated requests Chris has finally got around to writing it up.
Ideal as a table topper or a wall hanging the quilt measures 26 inches square. Templates are given for all blocks and rotary cutting instructions and/or foundation piecing patterns are included where appropriate. You could hand or machine piece it as you prefer.
Here are a few ideas for different colourings –
You can go straight to the pattern to download it here. It costs £8 as there are so many blocks and patterns included.
This is the name Ann Jermey gave this quilt design as it goes together so quickly. It is a big quilt – 50 inches square – and is entirely squares and half-square triangles. The fabulous design comes from the colour placement.