### What is a basic pinwheel quilt block?

## What is a basic pinwheel quilt block?

One thing to remember, a Pinwheel Quilt Block is really only four half square triangles. Here’s a quick refresher on HST’s. Step One: Using a quarter inch seam allowance, sew the bottom blocks together. Set your seam with a hot iron and then press the seam towards the blue fabric.

## How do you make a 12 inch pinwheel block?

For a finished 12 inch Pinwheel block, cut two 6 7/8 inch squares of each color. For a finished 15 inch Pinwheel block, cut two 8 3/8 inch squares of each color. For a finished 18 inch Pinwheel block, cut two 9 7/8 inch squares of each color. These are finished sizes, after the block is sewn into a quilt.

**What is a yoyo quilt?**

What Is a Yo Yo Quilt? Yo-yo quilts are made from round pieces of fabric with long stitches along their turned-under outer edges. Stitches are pulled to gather the circles into rosettes.

### How do you cut pinwheels?

If you decide to make a big pinwheel, be sure your dowel is longer.

- Begin with a square of paper.
- Fold your square, corner to corner, then unfold.
- Make a pencil mark about 1/3 of the way from center.
- Cut along fold lines.
- Bring every other point into the center and stick a pin through all four points.

### How do you make a quilt block?

Illustrator Tutorial: How to Create a Quilt Block 1. Start with the rectangle tool to draw a square 2. Split the square into a 5 x 5 grid 3. Split grid squares into 3 x 3 grids 4. Split grid squares into 3 rows 5. Split grid squares into 3 columns 6. Draw lines to create triangles from grid squares as shown below in red.

**What size do I cut blocks for a plain block quilt?**

Multiply 5 1/4 by 3 (to account for all grids in the block, which must be equal), and you will have quilt blocks that finish at 15 3/4 inches, a perfectly acceptable size unless the blocks must match their 15-inch neighbors. Cutting Patchwork for a 15 3/4-Inch Finished Block Determine your design and cut accordingly.

## What are quilt blocks?

A quilt block is a small part of a quilt top. A number of quilt blocks together make a quilt. The blocks can be the same, or different from each other. Quilt blocks can be pieced or appliquéd. Some quilt blocks even form parts of a bigger quilt block. In the olden days, a quilter would create a pattern for a quilt block and make a quilt.

What is a basic pinwheel quilt block? One thing to remember, a Pinwheel Quilt Block is really only four half square triangles. Here’s a quick refresher on HST’s. Step One: Using a quarter inch seam allowance, sew the bottom blocks together. Set your seam with a hot iron and then press the seam towards the…