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Section Six Blocks

Intro to Section Six

Welcome to Section 6 and its many blocks!!

Nurses Cross  8.5”  page 14

Pinwheel Bordered  6.5”  page 19

Indian Hatchet  6.5”  page 12

Pinwheel Bordered  6.5”  page 19

Square in a Square (7)  3.5”  page 22

Pinwheel 4.5”  page 19

Courthouse Steps  5.5”  page 20

Square in a Square 4.5”  (3)  page 22

Hourglass Bordered square in a square  5.5”  page 21

Courthouse steps 4.5”  page 20

Hourglass Bordered 4.5” page 21

Nurses Cross

Gigi walks us through how to paper piece the Nurses Cross Block.  The paper piecing can be found here. Happy Quilting!

Indian Hatchet

Gigi walks us through how to create the Indian Hatchet Block. Happy Quilting!

Squares We've Done Before

Bordered Pinwheel

A review of a Bordered Pinwheel from Section Five.

Courthouse Steps

Review of how to make a Courthouse Steps Block.

Hourglass Block

A review of a Hourglass block. Remember the block in Section Six is a Hourglass bordered Square in a Square.

Square in a Square

Review of how to make a Square in a Square Block.

Resources and Tips

Below is a list of resources and tips gathered from the quilting army and many hours of reading what others have done on the internet and what has worked for past quilters.

Picking out a color plan is difficult and some people like to plan what colors are going in where.  Thankfully, Pink Door Fabrics has a page that allows you to color and plan your fabric arrangement. You can find the page here and for the really organized there are helpful layout charts here.

Storage is important with this quilt as there are many pieces and if you decide to cut ahead it's going to be important to package and label them correctly.  

There are a ton of strips needed to assemble this quilt, therefore many quilters have decided to cut some of their strips when they have free time so at the end there won't be as many to do.  A great organizing cutting chart can be found here and another can be found on a google doc here

If there is a block that you just cannot get the hang of feel free to switch it out with an easier block of the same size using this site:

Check out these sites for info:

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