How do you make a 12 inch pinwheel block?

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.

How do you make pinwheels?

This page of instructions will lead you through the steps to make your own pinwheel.

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

What kind of fabric is a double pinwheel quilt made of?

The Double Pinwheel quilt block is made completely of quarter square triangle units in three fabrics. The QSTs form a small pinwheel and the HSTs a large one, hence the name. You may also know this block as:

How big should a block be for a pinwheel quilt?

This block is laid out on a 2 x 2 grid – 2 rows and 2 columns . Most block finished block sizes that can be evenly divisible by 2 will be the easiest to make. Step 1 Make 4 half square triangles using a solid fabric (Fabric A) and a print fabric (Fabric B).

When is the best time to make a pinwheel quilt?

Pinwheel quilt patterns are perfect for any season and they aren’t difficult to put together at all. Make any time of year a little brighter with one of these pinwheel patterns. Plus, don’t miss our video tutorial on how to make a pinwheel quilt block! What is a Pinwheel Quilt Block? It doesn’t get more classic than a pinwheel quilt block!

Which is the best pinwheel star quilt pattern?

Inspired by patterns from the 1920s and 1930s, this combination of two quilting classics, pinwheels and stars, is great for beginners and uses simple HSTs to create its modern geometric look. The Pinwheel Star Block is also known as the Two Colors Star. It features a pinwheel quilt pattern at the center of a star quilt pattern.