Building Quatrefoil blocks, to be specific. You saw Block 1 in my last post. Here are a few more:
Do you have a favorite? I like every block but confess I’m partial to Number One:
The pattern I am using is Quatrefoil from the Missouri Star Quilt Company. It’s available as a paper pattern and also as a pdf download. I bought it in pdf format for a mere $3.95 and was able to print the pattern almost immediately.
These blocks finish at 12″ square. I’ve decided to make a throw-size quilt with 12 blocks. With sashing strips and borders added, my quilt will finish somewhere around 56″ x 68″ — a good size to display on the back of a couch or over one’s lap.
Here are the first six blocks stuck up on my design wall with some sashing strips:
I need to pay careful attention to how I put the fabric combinations together in the final six blocks so that the over-all effect is balanced. Isn’t it funny how hard we quilters work to make a scrappy quilt look effortlessly planned?