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Quilt Block Pattern

 

Pinwheel Block

Size: 12" Finished
Beginner Level

Pinwheel Block

Cutting Instructions
Blue print
... 6 squares 2 7/8"
... 6 squares 2 7/8", cut in half diagonally to make 12 half-square triangles

White print
... 6 squares 2 7/8"
... 2 squares 6 7/8", cut in half diagonally to make 4 half-square triangles

Assembly Instructions
Step 1. On wrong side of 2 7/8" white print square, draw diagonal line with marking tool of your choice. Layer square with 2 7/8" blue print square, right sides together. Sew 1/4" seam on each side of marked line; cut apart on marked line. Press open to make pieced squares (Diagram I). Make 12 pieced-squares.

Step 2. Arrange and stitch 3 rows using 3 pieced squares and 3 blue print 2 7/8" half-square triangles (Diagram II). Sew rows together. Stitched pieced triangle to ivory 6 7/8" half-square triangle. Make 4 pieced squares.

Step 3. Sew 4 pieced squares together, rotating as shown, to make Pinwheel Block (Diagram III).