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Pinwheel Quilt Block

Assemble an 8" Pinwheel block.

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Materials

White print and red print scraps

Finished block: 8" square

 

Cut the Fabrics

From white print, cut:
2—4-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for a total of 4 triangles

From red print, cut:
2—4-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for a total of 4 triangles

 

Assemble the Block

1.  Sew together one white print triangle and one red print triangle to make a triangle-square (Triangle-Square Diagram). Press the seam allowance toward the red print triangle. Repeat to make a total of four triangle-squares.

2.  Sew together the triangle-squares in pairs. Press the seam allowances in opposite directions. Then join the pairs to make a block (Block Assembly Diagram). Press the seam allowance in one direction.