Free Quilt Block of the Month Pattern

 

 

 Free Block of the Month Quilt Patterns

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Any instructions with [brackets], refers you to the Technique Page in the Library of this site for printable free how-tos.

WOF = Width of Fabric

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Finished Size: 4½" x 4½"

 

4-Patch Diamond

 

     A~ Diamond fabrics 

 

 

2~5" squares, one of each fabric

     B~ Backgrounds

 

 

 

2~5½" squares, one of each fabric

 

 

1. Cut the background fabrics B [Rotary Cutting~ #F].

2. Make a diamond template [Cardboard Template]. Trace the diamond shape, with a chalk pencil, onto your diamond fabrics A. With pinking shears (or scissors and clip your curves) cut the diamonds ¼" beyond the chalk line.

Request the free 4 Patch Diamond Template here

Turn the edges of the diamonds and press.

Tip: Baste the seams down before you press and sew.

Centre the diamonds onto a background by folding in half, and finger pressing the center line. Do this in both directions on all of the background and diamond patches. Pin in place.

3. Top stitch [Machine Piecing] the diamonds to the backgrounds as close to the edge as possible. Use matching or contrasting thread.

 

4. Cut each diamond block into four units, as illustrated:

5. Layout the blocks as illustrated. 

Block Layout

    Sew [Machine Piecing] the units together, as instructed, using a scant ¼" seam allowance:

    ~Sew the units together in pairs, matching the edges of the diamonds.

    ~Sew the pairs together, matching the seams and the edges of the diamonds. 

6. Block [Blocking].

4-Patch Fun Diamond Quilt Block
4-Patch Fun Diamond Quilt Block

You end up with two versions of this block...One of each version.

Note: The final quilt is made with 1 of the blocks, and the other can be used in the bonus project.

 

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~Coming Next - 4-Patch Spade Block~

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