Block type: 4-patch
Block size: 10 1/2 inches
Colour scheme: reds, greens and neutrals
Texture/fabric manipulation: waves
- 4 pale green 5 in x 1 1/2 in strips
- 1 gingham 1 1/2 in square
- 3 gingham 5 in squares
- 1 cream 5 in square
- 4 cream 1 1/2 in x 14 in strips with machine overcast finish on one edge
Strips with overcast finish
Making the waves
First try out a placement for the strips in a wavy fashion.
Place them over the cream square.
Adjust them to cover the raw edge of the previous strip.
Try to cover the whole square.
When you like the placement, remove all strips and place one by one using pins and stitch to the background fabric.
You will need to lift different parts of the strip in order to stitch each strip to the fabric.
The first strip has been stitched.
Do the same with the second one.
Continue to add strips until you use them all and the square is covered.
The square is covered.
Trim to 5 inches.
Place the different pieces as per picture and stitch together.
The second block is done.
Textured 4-patch quilt tutorial
This quilt has 16 x 10 1/2 in blocks.
Each block is a 4-patch block in greens and reds. The fabric manipulation is made in a cream fabric.
See all Textured 4-patch quilt tutorials.
See also my first Textured quilt sampler tutorial.
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