AmandaCarlisleDesign - Widget
Monday, September 14, 2020

Simple Rainbow Quilt Block Tutorial


Hello!

Happy Monday! I'm posting another block for my National Days scrap quilt project today. I'm up to April 3rd, this time, and April 3rd is National Find a Rainbow Day. I'm sure we could all use some extra rainbows this year.



For this rainbow, you'll just need lots of 1 1/2 x 6 1/2" strips, and some 1 1/2" sq. I think this block would actually make a fun scrap quilt, all by itself, just a bunch of scrappy rainbows. 🌈

Here's how it goes together.




Fabric A (background):
(2) 1 1/2" sq. (*)
(2) 1 1/2 x 2 1/2" (**)
(2) 1 1/2 x 6 1/2"


Fabric B (cloud):
(2) 1 1/2 x 6 1/2"


Fabric C (red):
(2) 1 1/2" sq. (*)
(1) 1 1/2 x 6 1/2"


Fabric D (orange):
(2) 1 1/2" sq. (*)
(1) 1 1/2 x 6 1/2"


Fabric E (yellow):
(2) 1 1/2" sq. (*)
(1) 1 1/2 x 6 1/2"


Fabric F (green): 
(2) 1 1/2" sq. (*)
(1) 1 1/2 x 6 1/2"


Fabric G (blue):
(2) 1 1/2" sq. (*)
(1) 1 1/2 x 6 1/2"


Fabric H (purple):
(2) 1 1/2" sq. (*)
(1) 1 1/2 x 6 1/2"


            

Double Upper Corners

1. Place a square at the left end or left upper corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
2. Stitch from right upper to left lower corner.
3. Clip, flip & press.
4. Place a square at the right end or right upper corner of a rectangle or larger square, right sides together.
5. Stitch from left upper corner to right lower corner.
6. Clip, flip & press.





*Using above method, (2) 1 1/2" sq. of Fabric A and 1 1/2 x 6 1/2" rect. of Fabric C-long edge at the top, make one unit.

*Repeat, using (2)1 1/2" sq. of Fabric C and 1 1/2 x 6 1/2" rect. of Fabric D-long edge at the top.

*Repeat using (2) 1 1/2" sq. of Fabric D and 1 1/2 x 6 1/2" rect. of Fabric E-long edge at the top.

*Repeat using (2) 1 1/2" sq. of Fabric E and 1 1/2 x 6 1/2" rect. of Fabric F-long edge at the top.

*Repeat using (2) 1 1/2" sq. of Fabric F and 1 1/2 x 6 1/2" rect. of Fabric G-long edge at the top.

*Repeat using (2) 1 1/2" sq. of Fabric G and 1 1/2 x 6 1/2" rect. of Fabric H-long edge at the top.

*Repeat using (2) 1 1/2" sq. of Fabric H and 1 1/2 x 6 1/2" rect. of Fabric A-long edge at the top.

*Assemble block as shown below. 



You should have an 8 1/2" unfinished (8" finished) rainbow block for National Find a Rainbow Day. 



If you are just finding these blocks and would like to see the other 40+ National Days quilt blocks, I'm keeping them all organized on the National Days blocks page, *HERE*. You can also find the link by hitting the TUTORIALS tab in the top menu bar up there.

I'll be back soon with another block. If you post any blocks on social media, please tag me so I can see and share them. :) @kellifanninquilts on IG, or on my FB page *HERE*. There's also a FB sewalong group where you can see lots of these blocks, as well as blocks and quilts from the Minecraft, Pokemon, and Harry Potter sewalongs.

Thanks for reading and I hope you have a great week this week! Full of colorful rainbows! 🌈

Happy Stitching!

xoxo

 

1 comments...:

Lori said...

this is wonderful. thank you.

Post a Comment
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Easy-to-Piece, Beginner and Confident Beginner Friendly Quilt Patterns

gift guide

Can't find what you're looking for?

Subscribe

Followers

Powered by Blogger.

Fabric for One Giant Stitch

Fun Block Ideas

Have a Question?

Latest Instagrams

Come Sew Along!

Harry Potter Sew Along Fabric Kit

Background

Come Sew Along!

Pokemon Sew Along Fabric Kit

Come Sew Along!

Minecraft Sew Along Fabric Kit

My Latest Pins

Fun Fabric Shops


 photo wintercloth_zps928f3480.jpg

............................