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Spring Twist Pillow

Quarter Log Cabin blocks in fresh green and purple prints twist and turn on a springtime pillow. Fabrics are from the Sonnet collection by Washington Street Studio.

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Inspired by: Baby Blocks from designer Sarah J. Maxwell of Designs by Sarah J

Project tester: Sarah Huechteman

 

Materials

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

 

  • 1⁄8 yard white print (blocks A and B)
  • 1⁄3 yard assorted green prints (A blocks)
  • 1⁄3 yard assorted purple prints (B blocks)
  • 3⁄8 yard light green print (pillow back)
  • 1⁄3 yard gray print (binding)
  • 20"-square pillow form

 

Finished size: 19-1⁄2" square
Finished block: 6-1⁄2" square

 

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

 

From white print, cut:

  • 9—4" squares

From assorted green prints, cut five matching sets of:

  • 1—2 ×5-1⁄2" rectangle
  • 1—2×4" rectangle

From remaining assorted green prints, cut five matching sets of:

  • 1—2 ×7" rectangle
  • 1—2 ×5-1⁄2" rectangle

From assorted purple prints, cut four matching sets of:

  • 1—2 ×5-1⁄2" rectangle
  • 1—2×4" rectangle

From remaining assorted purple prints, cut four matching sets of:

  • 1—2 ×7" rectangle
  • 1—2 ×5-1⁄2" rectangle

From light green print, cut:

  • 2—12-1⁄2 ×20" rectangles

From gray print, cut:

  • 3—2-1⁄2 ×42" binding strips

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