I'm using 4 strips that are 2 1/2'' x 21''. They yielded 8 columns (each 2 1/2'' wide) which made 2 patchwork blocks (8 1/2'' unfinished). You can use this method with any width of strips, just remember to cut your columns the same width as the strips so you will end up with squares in your block and not rectangles. Unless you want rectangles!Author: Caroline Critchfield. Scrappy Strips Block: Free Quilt Block Pattern. Stitch yellow print 8 1/2″ strip to bottom and red print 8 1/2″ strip to top. Sew cream solid 8 1/2″ strip to left side. Stitch red solid 2 1/2″ square to remaining cream 8 1/2″ strip. Sew to bottom to complete block. The Staccato lap quilt is patterned in the April/May 2014 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts.
Jun 05, 2017 · 3 strip widths of fabric make a modern Log Cabin block. Posted on: June 5, 2017 by: A couple of weeks ago I received a wonderful collection of fabrics from Northcott. These fabrics are from the Artisan Spirit Shimmer and Shimmer Echoes collections in the Peacock colorway. Nov 20, 2014 · Easy Quilt Blocks from the Strip Set. Now that the strip set is done, you can square it off and cut the blocks out of the strip set. To square off a strip set, line up the ruler at one end on the seam line – you can see where the 4 inch line is lined up on the green and white seam in the photo below – and trim off the excess selvage ends.