This month I am the designated Quilter for my Do.Good.Stitches group….which means I get to set the block for the month that my other Bee members will be making. My recent down time allowed me to paw over quilting books for hours uninterrupted which was a wonderful pleasure…and one of the patterns I found in an old quilting book was this block called Homeward Bound…
The finished block is 12 inches square (12 ½ unfinished) and is pretty simple to put together… all you need is…
Four (4) 3 ½ x 3 ½ squares for the outer fabric (grey)
Four (4) 3 ½ x 5 inch rectangles of the cross fabric (electric blue)
One (1) 3 ½ x 3 ½ inch square of the center fabric (light blue)
Four (4) 2 x 5 inch strips of sashing (white)
Four (4) 2 x 3 ½ strips of sashing (white).
You can see above how I pieced the block together in segments which made for quick and accurate assembly. It is a fun block and I love the overall patterns these blocks are going to make…
I can not wait to get all the blocks in… it is going to be fun watching this quilt come together.
7 thoughts on “A fun Bee block…”
Thanks for this tutorial – my ‘to do’ list grows longer every week haha
I’m casting around looking for a simple block to make for F2F and this is just perfect, thank you! I like the colours too, a quite subdued palette – for you!
I love this little block; I am searching for one to make a quilt for my granddaughter when she goes to college…not for a while, but I like to work ahead of time. thanks for sharing measurements and your tute. Hugs, Julierose
I love the simplicity of this block and your fabrics are delightful.
The four corners I would do as disappearing nine patch!
I love this design. I’ll use it in one of my projects. Congratulations fos your creativity!
Love this. Wonder how this will look with other colors….