Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Hive 3 June Tutorial - Ribbon Star Quilt block


Ribbon Star Quilt Block


Hello Hive Mates!

I have also loved black background quilts and thought this would be a great way to get a head start on one.

Pick any bright jewel solid color fabric in your stash, just no neon colors please.

Here are some Brights that I pulled out of my stash.  (Wow! Not a very good picture of my brights )


The background color is black.  I am using Kona black but use whatever you have. 


Below are the fabric requirements:

(6) 4-inch squares of a Bright solid

(6) 4-inch squares of Black

(4) 3.5 inch squares in Black

Match each 4 inch black square to a 4 inch bright square.  Draw a line down the center and sew a ¼ inch on each side of it.




Once you have sewn all of them, cut down the drawn line to make 2 HSTs.  Press your seams open.


Trim your HSTs down to 3.5 inches

Once you have all of your blocks trimmed and pressed this is how your rows will layout with the 3.5 black squares in the four corners.







  ROW 3






Once all of your rows are sewn together, lay them out in the following pattern and sew together using a 1/4 inch seam allowance.


Give it a good pressing and you are done.  The block should measure 12 x 12 but don’t worry about trimming it.  Once I have all of the blocks I will trim.




Can’t wait to see all of your blocks.


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1 comment:

Pam Chamberlin said...

The block looks fun and easy. I think the block as pieced should measure 12-1/2” square.