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Block 2 – Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Block 2 - Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

How to make a disappearing pinwheel block

Learn how to make this block in less than 2 minutes.

Materials

  • Two 9 3/8 inch squares in contrasting fabrics

Block size

The finished block is 10 1/4 inch square.

How to arrange the patches to make this block

Block 2 - Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Sew in rows and then the rows together.
Block 2 - Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Quilt design ideas

You can make a whole quilt with one single block.

With sashing

Block 1 - Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Without sashing

Visual process

Block 1 – Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Block 1 - Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

How to make a disappearing pinwheel block

Learn how to make this block in less than 2 minutes.

Materials

  • Two 9 3/8 inch squares in contrasting fabrics

Block size

The finished block is 10 1/4 inch square.

How to arrange the patches to make this block

Block 1 - Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Sew in rows and then the rows together.

Block 1 - Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Quilt design ideas

You can  make a whole quilt with one single block.

With sashing

Block 1 - Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Without sashing

Block 1 - Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Visual process

Block 1 - Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Video tutorial: Disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler

Video tutorial: disappearing pinwheel quilt sampler - 11 variations of disappearing pinwheel block

With this tutorial you can make at least 11 disappearing pinwheel variations and make a quilt sampler out of it.

How to make a disappearing pinwheel block

Learn how to make a disappearing pinwheel block and its many variations in less than 2 minutes:

Materials for one disappearing pinwheel block

  • Two 9 3/8 inch squares in contrasting fabrics

Block size

The finished block is 10 1/4 inch square.

Notes

The initial 4 half square triangles (HST) obtained need to be trimmed to 6 inch squares.

Some of the blocks

Have a look at some of the variations you can obtain by rearranging the 9 patch pieces:

Disappering pinwheel block

Disappering pinwheel block

Disappering pinwheel block

Disappering pinwheel block

Disappering pinwheel block

Disappering pinwheel block

Disappering pinwheel block

Disappering pinwheel block

Stay tuned for the individual block tutorials.