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Double Four-Patch Quilt Block

Assemble an 8" Double Four-Patch block.

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Materials

  • Cream print and assorted print scraps

 

Finished block: 8" square

 

Cut the Fabrics

From cream print, cut:

  • 2—4-1⁄2" squares

From assorted prints, cut:

  • 8—2-1⁄2" squares

 

Assemble the Block

1.  Sew together four assorted print 2-1⁄2" squares in pairs (Diagram 1). Press the seam allowances in opposite directions, then join the pairs to make a Four-Patch unit. Press the seam allowance in one direction. Repeat to make a second Four-Patch unit.

2.  Sew together the two Four-Patch units and two cream print squares in pairs (Diagram 2). Press the seam allowances toward the cream print squares. Then join the pairs to make a block (Block Assembly Diagram). Press the seam allowance in one direction.