Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Designer Sampler: Block #7



We're celebrating National Quilting Month with a Sampler Quilt created using blocks by many of our fabric designers. Throughout the month, we'll share a block made by each of the designers listed below and featuring their newest fabric line, along with directions to sew that block. Come sew with us!





Block #7
Today we're featuring Cheryl Haynes' Pumpkin House block featuring her new Harvest Berry collection. 





Cutting
3114-39 Tossed Jacobean Flower Orange
(1) 1-1/2" x 7-1/2" piece
(4) 1-1/2" x 2-1/2" pieces
(2) 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" pieces

3114-43 Tossed Jacobean Flower Green
(2) 1-1/2" x 12-1/2" pieces
(2) 1-1/2" x 10-1/2" pieces

7562-12 Harvest Pumpkin Black/Multi
(1) 2-1/2" x 10-1/2" piece

7563-43 Harvest Berry Leaves Green
(1) 2-1/2" square

7563-70 Harvest Berry Leaves Biscotti
(1) 2-1/2" x 7-1/2" piece
(1) 2-1/2" x 3-1/2" piece
(1) 3-1/2" square
(3) 2-1/2" squares
(1) 1-1/2" x 2-1/2" piece
(1) 1-1/2" square

7564-19 Blushed Houndstooth Dark Red 
(1) 1-1/2" square

7564-45 Blushed Houndstooth Dark Green
(1) 3-1/2" square

7564-70 Blushed Houndstooth Biscotti
(1) 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" piece
(2) 1-1/2" x 2-1/2" pieces

7564-77 Blushed Houndstooth Brown
(1) 2-1/2" x 7-1/2" piece

7565-43 Harvest Leaves Green
(1) 2-1/2" square

7565-77 Harvest Leaves Chocolate
(1) 1-1/2" square


Make the Block
1.  Draw a diagonal line on the wrong side of (1) 3-1/2" Harvest Berry Leaves Biscotti square. Place right sides together on (1) 3-1/2" Blushed Houndstooth Dark Green square. Sew 1/4" on both sides of the drawn line, cut on the line, and press units open. You'll only use (1) HST unit. 


2. Sew (1) 1-1/2" Harvest Leaves Chocolate square to (1) 1-1/2" x 2-1/2" Harvest Berry Leaves Biscotti square. Sew to the bottom of the HST unit to make the bottom tree unit. 

3. Sew 1-1/2" x 2-1/2" Tossed Jacobean Flower Orange pieces to opposite sides of (1) 1-1/2" x 2-1/2" Blushed Houndstooth Biscotti piece. Sew (1) 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" Tossed Jacobean Flower Orange piece to the bottom. Make (2) window units. 

4. Sew window units to opposite sides of (1) 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" Blushed Houndstooth Biscotti piece. Sew (1) 1-1/2" x 7-1/2" Tossed Jacobean Flower Orange piece to the top to complete the house unit. 

5. Sew the bottom tree unit to the left side of the house unit. 

6. Draw a diagonal line on the wrong side of (1) 2-1/2" Harvest Berry Leaves Green square. Place it on (1) 2-1/2" x 3-1/2" Harvest Berry Leaves Biscotti piece as shown. Sew on the drawn line, trim seam allowance to 1/4" and press open to make the middle tree unit. 

7. Draw diagonal lines on the wrong side of (2) 2-1/2" Harvest Berry Leaves Biscotti squares. Position the marked squares on both ends of (1) 2-1/2" x 7-1/2" Blushed Houndstooth Brown piece. Sew on the drawn lines, trim seam allowances to 1/4" and press open to create the roof unit. 

8. Sew the middle tree unit to the roof unit. 

9. Draw a diagonal line on the wrong side of (1) 2-1/2" Harvest Leaves Green square. Place it on the left end of (1) 2-1/2" x 7-1/2" Harvest Berry Leaves Biscotti piece. Stitch on the drawn line, trim seam allowance to 1/4" and press open to make the top tree unit. 

10. Sew (1) 1-1/2" Harvest Berry Leaves Biscotti square to (1) 1-1/2" Blushed Houndstooth Dark Red square. Sew the top tree unit to the left side and (1) 2-1/2" Harvest Berry Leaves Biscotti square to the right side to complete the sky unit.

11. Sew together the sky unit, roof unit and house unit.

12. Sew the 2-1/2" x 10-1/2" Harvest Pumpkin Black/Multi strip to the bottom to complete the block center. 

13. Sew 1-1/2" x 10-1/2" Tossed Jacobean Flower Green pieces to opposite sides of the block center. Sew 1-1/2" x 12-1/2" Tossed Jacobean Flower Green pieces to the top and bottom to complete the block. 


Click here to see Cheryl's Harvest Berry collection.
Click here to visit Cheryl's website. 



Follow along with our National Quilting Month Designer Sampler!
Block #1: Jackie Robinson - A Festival of Roses
Block #2: Paula Nadelstern - Piece & Joy
Block #3: Amanda Murphy - Thankful
Block #4: Christa Watson - Abstract Garden
Block #5: Nancy Halvorsen - Home Grown
Block #7: Cheryl Haynes - Harvest Berry
Block #8: Cherry Guidry - Hearty the Snowman
Block #9Modern Quilt Studio - Warp & Weft
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