Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Pinwheel Twist for Quilt Block Mania

This month we're getting creative with traditional blocks, as the Quilt Block Mania theme is Traditional with a Twist. I went simple, reworking a pinwheel block for an easy stunner I'm calling Pinwheel Twist.

dark pink, chartreuse, and blue pinwheel quilt block

I just love the striking placement of colors in this one! Here's the Design Seeds color palette we got to work with,

pink green and blue color palette

and I'll admit, my block was inspired by the picture. In it I see not-quite-open buds nestled amid a tender green blush of leaves, with a beautiful blue sky in the background. I think my block captures that perfectly!

Take a look at all the other designers who were inspired this month - there are some beautiful traditional blocks with a twist to be had!

a collection of pink green and blue quilt blocks

My Pinwheel Twist block features easy piecing, perfect for a beginner quilter. For one block, fat quarters are all that's necessary.

Finishing at 12" x 12", Pinwheel Twist is currently unavailable - sorry. 

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1 comment:

  1. this is a fun block. cant wait for it to come thru email. thanks.


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