Rearrange the Design
Similar units for both these blocks but by rearranging them within the 9-patch you get a completely different look.
Precision Patchwork skills
We continue to build on the skills you have already learned. There are half-square triangle units that you sew and then trim back to help you with precision patchwork. You also make some more 4-patch units. Again, you get a reminder of how we can sew lots of these quickly and easily with strip patchwork using the rotary cutter to give us complete accuracy.
Medallion Quilt option
The Jacobs Ladder block is a great block for using as a center for a medallion quilt. You make just 4 and then set the pattern in a diamond format. It would also be quite beautiful if you increased the size of each of the units to 5″ finished to make each block 15″f instead of 12″f.
NEXT: Ohio Star – Block 6 of Your First Sampler Quilt.
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