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Simple Quilt Sampler Block #30

...And our second block of April for the Super Simple Sampler. This month the theme is nine-patch, so each block contains some form of this classic quilting design. Here is how to make block #30. cutting from each of two prints in dark blue: cut (2) 2  1/2" squares; (2) 1  1/2" squares from yellow print: cut (2) 2 1/2" squares from pink print: cut (2) 2 1/2" squares Sewing (1/4" seam, press after each seam) 1. arrange the cut pieces as shown above. Sew the blue 1  1/2" squares together in pairs. Press. 2. sew one dark blue 2  1/2" square of each print to...

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Simple Quilt Sampler Block #29

Already April!? It is time for the next four blocks of the Super Simple Quilt Sampler. This month I chose the nine-patch as our theme, so each of the blocks will incorporate the nine patch in some form, and they are all really easy  and basic. If you are just tuning in, I am publishing a monthly series of four 6" sampler blocks. They are all easy and quick: a great little interval or beginner project and way to use your scraps.  You can find the instructions to make the first 28 blocks, Here. This is in tandem with...

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Simple Quilt Sampler Block #28

Our last block for March in the Super Simple Sampler quilt series! This week we have made four quilt blocks with the theme "four-patch" and incorporating that most basic classic quilting patchwork unit. Here is how to make this 6 1/2" sampler block. Cutting from each of eight fabrics for the four-patches: cut (2) 1 1/2" squares from dark yellow print: cut (5) 2 1/2" squares   Sewing: 1/4" seam, right sides facing, press after each seam 1. Arrange the 1 1/2" squares in groups of four, each group consisting of two pairs of matching squares as shown above. Sew the squares together to form the...

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Super Simple Sampler Block #27

  Here we go on our third four-patch simple sampler block, and 27th overall. To see the other tutorials on making these fun blocks, visit the Super Simple Sampler quilt along page. Here's how to make block #27: Cutting from each of eight different fabrics for the four patch units: cut (2) 1 1/2" squares from the blue prints: (2) 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" rectangles, (2) 1 1/2" x 3 1/2" rectangles from gray prints: (2) 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" rectangles, (2) 1 1/2" x 3 1/2" rectangles Sewing: 1/4" seam, sew with right sides facing and press after each seam 1. Arrange the 1...

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Super Simple Sampler Block #26

Today I have the how-to on making the 26th block in the Super Simple Sampler. This month the theme is four-patch. Here we go! Cutting: from the bright yellow: cut (1) 2" x 6 1/2" rectangle, (1) 5" x 2" rectangle dark yellow: cut (1) 5" x 2" rectangle, (1) 3 1/2" x 2" rectangle light blue and pink (from each): cut (2) 2" squares Sewing: 1/4" seam, right sides facing, press after each seam 1. Pair each blue 2" square with a pink 2" square and sew together. Press toward the blue. 2. Arrange the blue/pink units to form a four patch (as shown above)...

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Super Simple Sampler Block #25

Welcome to the March edition of the Super Simple Sampler. We are already on block #25 and this month the theme is four-patch. This is the first of four block tutorials I will post showing how to make simple six inch quilt blocks using the four-patch unit. Cutting: from the navy blue: cut (6) 1 1/2" squares from each print, pink, yellow, aqua: cut (2) 1 1/2" squares from gray print: cut (2) 2 1/2" squares, (2) 4 1/2" x 2 1/2" rectangles Sewing: 1/4" seam, press after each seam. 1. Arrange the 1 1/2" squares as shown above, in three groups of four squares....

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Sampler Block #24: how to sew partial seams

Happy weekend! Today I have the fourth and last Super Simple Sampler block for February. All week I have been showing you how to make easy six inch quilt blocks featuring rectangles. For this block, you will use a partial seam to inset the center square. I will show you how! Cutting from each, navy and pink scraps: cut (1) 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" rectangle; (1) 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" rectangle from yellow scraps: cut (2) 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" rectangle; (2) 3 1/2" x 2 1/2" rectangle from gray print: cut (1) 2 1/2" square Sewing right sides facing, 1/4" seam,...

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Super Simple Sampler: Block #23

Today I have another easy six inch sampler block for you! This month our theme is rectangles, you can see the other blocks, Here, along with instructions to make each one. **the fabrics used for this block and throughout this sampler series are from the Figures collection designed by Zen Chic for Moda (fall 2014) Cutting: from each, yellow and blue: cut (1) 4 1/2" x 2 1/2" rectangle from pink: cut (2) 4 1/2" x 1 1/2" rectangles from gray print: cut (2) 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" rectangles   Sewing: right sides facing, 1/4" seam allowance, press after each seam 1. Sew a pink 4...

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Simple Sampler 6″ block #22

  Welcome to the second block of our February Super Simple Sampler! This month our theme is 'rectangles' and today's block is super cute. Here's how to make your own: cutting: from eight different prints: cut (1) 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" rectangle from the light blue print: cut (8) 1 1/2" squares; (4) 1 1/2" x 3 1/2" rectangles sewing: (right sides facing, 1/4" seam, press after each seam) 1. Sew a light blue 1 1/2" square to one end of each print rectangle 2. Decide on the distribution of your prints and colors. Arrange the rectangles as shown above. 3. Sew the print rectangle units together...

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Super Simple Sampler Block #21

Welcome to the February edition of the Super Simple Sampler series. Each month I am making a total of eight  six-inch sampler quilt blocks. They are all meant to be very basic and easy to sew. The first four each month come from Tula Pink's City Sampler book (see those posts Here). But for those who want to quilt along, but may not own the book, I am also publishing instructions to sew four of my own blocks each month. You can see those blocks, including instructions, Here. This month our theme is Rectangles. Here is our first rectangle quilt...

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