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Super Simple 6" sampler quilt blocks by Sharon McConnell, modern patchwork
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6″ Sampler Quilt Block #6

Another day in October and it is another triangle block for the Super Simple Sampler! If you missed the other blocks in this series, you can find all of them Here. These are six inch quilt blocks I have designed and I am publishing the instructions to make four each month, then a sampler quilt next summer with all of them. Block #6: Cutting from each of the light and dark blue: (1) 3 1/2" square, cut diagonally to yield two half-square triangles of each (HST). I used the leftover triangles from the last block and cut two more so they would...

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6″ Sampler Quilt Block #5: Triangles

Happy Day! it is month two of the Super Simple Sampler: we are making six inch blocks and today I am continuing the triangle theme for October. Cutting: from each, dark and light yellow: (1)  2 1/2" square from each, dark and light black: (1) 2 1/2" square from each, dark and light blue: (1) 4" square, cut in half diagonally *for this block you just need one triangle of each. the other will be used in another block* from pink: (2) 2" x 3 1/2" rectangles, and (2) 5" x 2" rectangles Sewing: 1. Match the light yellow/dark yellow squares right sides facing. Do the...

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Tula Pink City Sampler six inch quilt sampler blocks made from Moda fabrics
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October Quilters’ Book Club: 4 Blocks

Happy October! it has already been a very happy month here...My first week after leaving my day  job (I am loving the time to sew and dream of what comes next!), my birthday was extra special because I had out of town family visit whom I hadn't seen in years, and I received my November issue of AQ Magazine (American Quilters' Society) that has a quilt I designed and made featured inside (see it Here). If you remember from last month, my book club series this year is focused on just one book: Tula Pink's City Sampler: 100 Modern Quilt...

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Super simple modern Sampler quilt, cross block tutorial, color girl quilts by sharon mcconnell
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Super Simple Sampler Quilt: block #4

Today is the day to make the last 6" sampler quilt block for this month. I am pretty happy with how all eight of mine have turned out! Check out the first four, made from Tula Pink's book, "100 Modern Quilt Blocks", Here. The instructions to make the other blocks I designed can be found Here. This month is cross blocks, so we have this cutie to make today. Cutting From the Dark Blue: cut (4) 3" x 3" squares From the Yellow: cut (4) 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" squares From the Light Multi print: cut (2) 2" x 1 1/2" rectangles,...

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Super Simple Sampler: Block #3

Welcome to the series, Super Simple Sampler: 6" Modern Quilt blocks. Today you will find the instructions to make our third cross block. This is our first month, so just getting started. Find the other blocks, Here. These patterns are part of my 2014-15 Book Club Project. Find out more about the series Here. Cutting: from the light blue floral: cut (4) 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" rectangles from the dark blue: cut (4) 1 1/2" x 3 1/2" rectangles from the yellow: cut (4) 1 3/4" x 1 3/4" squares Sewing: 1. Arrange the floral rectangle as shown above. The upper left and lower...

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Super simple modern Sampler quilt, cross block tutorial, color girl quilts by sharon mcconnell
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Super Simple Sampler Block #2

Welcome to block #2 of the Super Simple Sampler 6" series. As part of my book club this year, I am sharing instructions to make blocks that will eventually become a sampler quilt. This month is cross blocks. You can see how to make block #1 Here, and read about this year's Book Club series Here. Cutting yellow print: cut 2 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2";  2 squares 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 2 rectangles 2 1/2" x 1 1/2"; two rectangles 3 1/2" x 1 1/2" blue print: cut 1 rectangle  2 1/2" x 1 1/2"; 1 square 1 1/2"...

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Super simple modern Sampler quilt, cross block tutorial, color girl quilts by sharon mcconnell
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Super Simple Sampler: Block 1

On Sunday, I told you about a new quilters' book club series I am starting. Each month I will make four blocks from Tula Pink's 100 Modern Quilt Blocks book. I will also design four of my own blocks, making eight in all each month and a total of 72 by the end. Today I have the instructions to make the first block! This month we have cross blocks, but for this one I turned it on its side to make an "x". The block is 6 1/2". Cutting (for simplicity, I will list fabrics in the same colors as the ones...

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