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Electric Quilt 7

I Love My AccuQuilt

pinwheel2This block is simple and straight forward when piecing the squares and half square triangles. What a pleasant surprise when I put the blocks together for the example quilt layout. The scalloped effect at the edges is interesting and unique. AccuQuilt GO! Dies and rotary cutting instructions are provided.

Fabric

Fabric A - Cream fabric
Fabric B - Maroon or Red fabric

 

AccuQuilt GO! Dies

8" Block

Cut 4 Fabric A Squares - GO! Square 2 1/2" 55059 or Value Die 55018 or use 55014 or 55017 2 1/2" Strip Cutter, then rotate 90° and sub cut into 2 1/2" squares

Cut 12 Fabric A Triangles - Go! Half Square 2" Finished Triangles: Die 55063 or Value Die 55018

Cut 12 Fabric B Triangles - Go! Half Square 2" Finished Triangles: Die 55063 or Value Die 55018

Fish-BlockThis block reminds me of fish, thus the name but its real name is Old Maids Puzzle. I love the additional staggered triangles that appear when the blocks are put next to each other in the included example quilt layout. AccuQuilt GO! Dies and rotary cutting instructions are provided.

Fabric

Fabric A - Yellow fabric
Fabric B - Green fabric

 

AccuQuilt GO! Dies

8" Block

Cut 4 Fabric A Squares - GO!Square 2 1/2" 55059 or Value Die 55018 or use 55014 or 55017 2 1/2" Strip Cutter, then rotate 90° and sub cut into 2 1/2" squares

Cut 2 Fabric B Squares - GO!Square 2 1/2" 55059 or Value Die 55018 or use 55014 or 55017 2 1/2" Strip Cutter, then rotate 90° and sub cut into 2 1/2" squares

Cut 10 Fabric A Triangles - Go!Half Square 2" Finished Triangles: Die 55063 or Value Die 55018

Cut 10 Fabric B Triangles - Go!Half Square 2" Finished Triangles: Die 55063 or Value Die 55018

pinwheel blockThis week's block is a Pinwheel block. This block works well in both the 8" and 12" size. The patch quantities are for one block, so depending upon your final quilt size you can easily figure out the total patches needed. Included is an example quilt layout, using this block, so you can see the additional patterns that present themselves when the blocks are put together. AccuQuilt GO! Dies and rotary cutting instructions are provided.

Fabric

Fabric A - Light Tan fabric
Fabric B - Orange fabric

 

AccuQuilt GO! Dies

8" Block

Cut 4 Fabric A Squares - GO! Square 2 1/2" 55059 or Value Die 55018 or use 55014 or 55017 2 1/2" Strip Cutter, then rotate 90° and sub cut into 2 1/2" squares

Cut 12 Fabric A Triangles - Go! Half Square 2" Finished Triangles: Die 55063 or Value Die 55018

Cut 12 Fabric B Triangles - Go! Half Square 2" Finished Triangles: Die 55063 or Value Die 55018

Star Burst BlockThis week I'm working on a large center block for my sampler quilt. This block works well as a 12" or 18" block, so I have provided the Accuquilt Go! dies for both. The patch quantities are for one block, so depending upon your final quilt size you can easily figure out the total patches needed. AccuQuilt GO! Dies and rotary cutting instructions are provided.

Fabric

Fabric A - Blue
Fabric B - Purple
Fabric C - Tan
Fabric D - Green

 

AccuQuilt GO! Dies

12" Block

Cut 1 Fabric A Square - GO! Square 4 1/2" 55060 or Value Die 55018

Cut 4 Fabric B Squares - Go! Square 2 1/2" 55059 or Value Die 55018 You can also use the Strip Cutter 2 1/2" die, 55014 or 55017 by cutting 2 1/2" strips then rotate the strips 90°, then cut again for 2 1/2" squares.

Cut 4 Fabric C Squares - Go! Square 2 1/2" 55059 or Value Die 55018 You can also use the Strip Cutter 2 1/2" die, 55014 or 55017 by cutting 2 1/2" strips then rotate the strips 90°, then cut again for 2 1/2" squares.

Cut 8 Fabric B Triangles - Go! Half Square 2" Finished Triangles: Die 55063 or Value Die 55018

Cut 16 Fabric D Triangles - Go! Half Square 2" Finished Triangles: Die 55063 or Value Die 55018

Cut 24 Fabric C Triangles - Go! Half Square 2" Finished Triangles: Die 55063 or Value Die 55018