How to make this block
- Two 7 inch squares of print fabric
- Two 7 inch squares of white fabric
- One 7 inch squares in floral fabric
- One 7 inch squares in orange fabric
10 1/2 inch square.
All block tutorials for this quilt.
Make the tutorial twice to obtain 16 HSTs in white and floral fabrics and once more to make 8 HSTs in orange and floral fabrics. You will use 12 HST in floral and white fabrics and 4 HSTs in orange and floral fabrics.
Trim off HSTs and place into the pattern below.
Then sew HSTs in rows.
And then sew rows together.
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Quilt designs using this block
Road to Tennessee is a beginner block you can make in a couple of minutes.
How to make Road to Tennessee block
The block is simple but the quilts don’t need to be boring. Have a look at some of the quilt designs you can make with this quick and easy block.
For one block cut:
- One 5 inch square
- Two 2 3/4 inch squares in white
5 inch square
9 patch blocks
16 patch blocks
Quilt layouts with the 16 patch blocks above
Quilt designs with 9 patch blocks
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How to make a disappearing hourglass block
Learn to make this block in 2 minutes:
Correction: the initial 4 half square triangles need to be trimmed to 4 1/2 inch square.
The block is 7 1/2 inches (7 inches finished).
- Two 5 inch squares in green
- Two 5 inch squares in red
- Two 5 inch squares in one colour
- One 5 inch square in a contrasting colour
- One 5 inch square in a third contrasting colour
By using a variety of fabric and colour combinations you can make strikingly looking quilts quite easily.
Using 3 fabrics
Using 2 fabrics
This is another block layout that can be obtained with the same tutorial: