Pieced Sunflower Block - visual tutorial

>> Sunday, March 27, 2022

 

pieced sunflower block 12 1/2" block


Here is my contribution to the quilt blocks being made to show support for the people of Ukraine.

My quilt guild is making a sampler quilt and I decided to make my own block.

This block is all pieced and finishes at 12 1/2" inches.

fabrics for sunflower block



I partly decided to design my own block because I don't have a lot of yellow in my stash right now. This block doesn't use much - almost one jelly roll strip. And I used different white fabrics from my stash too. 

This tutorial is made in a 'vintage' blog style where the instructions are typed onto the images. I'm hoping there is enough detail for you to follow along and make your own block. If you have questions please leave them in the comments and I will respond as soon as I can!

Enjoy!

Fabric Requirements


sunflower block fabric requirements



Prep with Diagonal Lines


marking diagonal lines


Make Half Square Triangles - HSTs



make half square triangles HSTs


Trim Half Square Triangles


trim HSTs blocloc ruler


Add yellow triangles to HSTs


stitch and flip yellow triangles HSTs


Press to the new triangles



added triangles stitch and flip HSTs


Make Dash units


yellow and white dash units sunflower block


Sunflower block layout assembly


layout assembly sunflower block


Sew the rows together. Press the seams towards the middle row :)

Sunflower Block

sunflower block pieced 12 1/2 inches Sew Joy Creations




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Sarah V.

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