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Quilt Block Pattern

 

Kaleidoscope Variation
Paper-pieced

Size: 12" Finished
Advanced Beginner Level

Kaleidoscope Variation

 
Cutting Instructions
Pieces are overcut for ease when paper-piecing

Black solid
... Cut 2 squares 4 3/8” x 4 3/8”; cut diagonally to make 4 half-square triangles
... Cut 4 squares 2 1/4“ x 2 1/4”
Black and white check
... Cut 4 rectangles 2 1/4” x 4 3/4”
... Cut 4 rectangles 2 1/4” x 3 1/2”

Black and white stripe
... Cut 4 strips 2 1/4” x 6”
Black and white dots

... Cut 4 strips 2 1/4” x 6”
... Cut 4 squares 2 1/4“ x 2 1/4”
Red solid
... Cut 4 rectangles 2 1/4” x 4 3/4”
... Cut 4 rectangles 2 1/4” x 3 1/2”

Assembly Instructions
Download Template Diagrams (PDF format)
Step 1. Referring to Diagram 1 and Diagram II, paper-piece 4 kaleidoscope units each, using Template A and Template B. Need help with paper-piecing see A Foundation Piecing Primer.


Diagram I

Diagram II

Step 2. Using Diagram III and IV as a guide, assemble block.


Diagram III

Diagram IV