Tutorial: Turning 2.5” Scraps into a Log Cabin Block
Our version of this block is made with 2.5” scrap squares and white strips. The finished block is 10.5” unfinished. 1. A graph paper pattern to use for placement2. Sew a 2.5” scrap square and 2.5” white square together3. Sew a 2.5” x 4.5” white strip “log” to #24. Sew a 2.5” x 4.5” log strip composed of two 2.5” scrap blocks to #35. Sew a 2.5” x 6.5” log strip composed of three 2.5” scrap blocks to #46. Sew a 2.5” x 6.5” log strip composed of three 2.5” scrap blocks to #57. Sew a 2.5” x 8.5”…
Create a Lovely Quilt from Just Two Blocks - Quilting Digest
Play with Color to Make It Your Own! Two blocks alternate to create a compelling design for this eye-catching quilt. The overall design can take on an entirely different look depending on how the colors and values are arranged. Soft neutrals are so pretty in this quilt. However, it will be wonderful in any color …
Vicki made this striking Smoke and Fire quilt which was a pattern in Fons and Porter's Quilting Quickly magazine July/Aug 2015 edition. She used a great mix of black and white prints with the perfect pop of red. I quilted it with the Gingersnap pantograph, light grey So Fine thread and Quilters Dream Blend batting.
Using that TouchDraw illustration as a template, I began laying out my previously prepared 2.5", 4.5" and 6.5" squares according to the grouping requirements. Even though I have yet to complete the entire quilt top layout, you can see that many of the numbered blocks from my TouchDraw illustration are quite easy to identify on my design wall already.