This block starts with two 9 inch squares.
How to make a quick and easy Diamond quilt block
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Materials for one Diamond quilt block
- Two 9 inch squares in contrasting fabrics
The finished block is 10 1/2 inches square.
How to make a spools quilt block
Learn in under 2 minutes how to make this very quick and easy spools quilt block:
To make a full block you will need to make 4 spools.
The block is 9 1/2 inches.
For one single spool:
- One 2 x 5 inch strip in a print fabric
- Two 2 x 5 inch strips in the background fabric
- Four 2 inch squares in the print fabric
For one block make 4 spools.
This quilt can be made in coordinated fabrics or scrappy.
Add sashing for a different look.
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Shoofly is a traditional quilt block.
Slice it and you get a Disappearing shoofly quilt block.
This is the first variation of this block. The block is quick and easy to make.
How to make variation 1 of a disappearing shoofly block
- four 4 1/2 inch squares in white
- one 4 1/2 inch squares in brown
- two 4 7/8 inch squares in brown
- two 4 7/8 inch squares in white
11 1/2 inches.
Do you want to make a quilt with this block?
My autumn equinox quilt
My autumn equinox is one of the 4 quilts you can make with The four seasons of the heart quilt pattern
This pattern has instructions to make 4 quilts using 4 variations of a disappearing shoofly quilt block. Each block layout makes a very different quilt.
The pattern uses quick cutting techniques that make this quilt really quick and easy to make even for a beginner.