In this block Sallieann Harrison shows you how to make the four-patch units. This is a technique that will be needed in other blocks in the sampler quilt pattern.
In this block Sallieann shows us how to create the four-patch unit with the help of strip piecing. She also demonstrates how to subcut this into perfect little 2.5inch units for the four-patch.
The Road to Oklahoma block also needs some half-square triangle units, which you know how to make, and these then get combined into rows. Another great little sewing tip from Sallieann is to chainpiece these together -this again saves time – and how to finger press the seams while you are working.
At the end when the block is made, you could add Best Press to give it a final flourish.
These four patch units get used again in the Jacobs ladder block which is part of your sampler quilt pattern.
Fabric requirements are available with our Promo video – click here for details
We have this same colourway of Fat 8ths available from Oakshott Fabrics available to purchase in the Shop – Forest Fruits ( left), as well as 7 other colourways that the quilt would look equally stunning in. Click here to view the options available and just pick your colourway from the selection list
In addition – you could purchase background fabric and sashing – click here
Finished size approx 60″ x 70″
This block, along with all the others in sampler series, can be repeated to create a quilt in their own right. Just make lots either in the same colourway, or various.
Our friends at Creative Quilting are now stocking the Karen Kay Buckley scissors. Click here to find out more.
The full pattern is available on Sallieann’s website – click here to buy Beginner Sampler Quilt PDF Sewing Patterns Entire Course
Sallieann enjoys traditonal quilting techniques and has won several quilt show awards in the UK and the USA. Be sure to check out her wool applique projects using a blend of hand and machine sewing.
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