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Embellish spinning pastel Pinwheel blocks with sweet details—rickrack, buttons, and just a touch of fusible appliqué.


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Designer: Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill Designs



•    1-1⁄8 yards cream polka dot (large and small Pinwheel blocks)

•    9×22" piece (fat eighth) green polka dot (large Pinwheel blocks)

•    1⁄2 yard yellow polka dot (large Pinwheel blocks, inner border)

•    1⁄4 yard pink polka dot (large and small Pinwheel blocks)

•    9×22" piece (fat eighth) blue polka dot (large Pinwheel blocks, wing appliqués)

•    5⁄8 yard green star print (setting squares)

•    3⁄4 yard cream purse print (outer border)

•    8" square blue star print (bird appliqués)

•    1⁄2 yard solid pink (binding)

•    2-3⁄4 yards backing fabric

•    49" square batting

•    1⁄2 yard of 1⁄4"-wide rickrack: pink 

•    4 yards of 3⁄4"-wide rickrack: pink

•    Lightweight fusible web 

•    Embroidery floss: brown

•    13—3⁄8"-diameter assorted buttons

•    Heart-shape button


Finished quilt: 42-1⁄2" square

Finished blocks: large Pinwheel, 6" square small Pinwheel, 4" square


Quantities are for 44⁄45"-wide, 100% cotton fabric. Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.