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Block of the month – Finishing your quilt

Block of the month – Finishing your quilt

Over the last nine issues we have been introducing you to a different block, and this issue we are thrilled to be sharing our final design with you.

Block of the month – Bow Tie

Block of the month – Bow Tie

The Bow Tie block, inspired (as its name suggests) by men’s neckwear, dates back to the 19th century.

Sawtooth Star

Sawtooth Star

The Sawtooth Star block is also sometimes known as Evening Star.

Point Squares - January 2018 Block

Point Squares - January 2018 Block

Square set on point have featured in patchwork for centuries in both the USA and the UK. Whole quilts can be made in this design, or just a block as we are doing here.

Old Tippicanoe - July 2017 Block

Old Tippicanoe - July 2017 Block

This block is composed of triangles and one central square set on the diagonal.

Hunter’s Star - December 2017 Block

Hunter’s Star - December 2017 Block

A block known as Hunter’s Star, made from half-square triangles and squares. The corner chevrons, or arrow flights, form an eye-catching central eight-pointed star.

Spools - October 2017 block

Spools - October 2017 block

A classic block known as Arkansas Traveller or Spools, made from squares, rectangles and half square triangles.

Windblown Square - November 2017 block

Windblown Square - November 2017 block

The Windblown Square, Whirlpool or Windblown Star, can be traced back to the 1880s.

Dutchman's Puzzle - September 2017 block

Dutchman's Puzzle - September 2017 block

A classic block known as Dutchman’s Puzzle or Windmill Block, made from four pairs of flying geese.

Block of the Month August 2017  - Pinwheel Cross

Block of the Month August 2017 - Pinwheel Cross

This block is composed of triangles creating a pinwheel star visually merging into a cross. It can be made entirely of thirty-two equal-sized triangles.

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