Wristwatch Quilt - Rail/Strip Block (Part 4 of 6)

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Wristwatch Quilt - Rail/Strip Block (Part 4 of 6)


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Posted by Shari on May 25th, 2014

 

Quilt Block Tutorial:  Rail/Strip Block

Rail/Strip Block Tutorial

 

If you are following along and making the "Wristwatch" quilt, here are your cutting instructions for the Rail/Strip blocks in this quilt.  If not...this is just a tutorial you can use to add to your quilty skills tool box

Cutting Instructions:

Red print- cut (5) 3" x width-of-fabric (WOF) strips, then sub-cut (20) 3" x 10 1/2" rectangles.

Blue print- cut (4) 3" x width-of-fabric (WOF) strips, then sub-cut (16) 3" x 10 1/2" rectangles.

Background fabric (center of block)- cut (5) 5 1/2" x width-of-fabric (WOF) strips, then sub-cut (18) 5 1/2" x 10 1/2" rectangles.

 

Rail/Strip Block Tutorial

 

 

Rail/Strip Block Tutorial

 

You will be making two different Rail/Strip blocks.  Red and Blue!

 

Rail/Strip Block Tutorial

 

 

Rail/Strip Block Tutorial

 

Layout your blocks and then piece them together.  You will be making (10) Red blocks and (8) Blue blocks. These are by far the easiest blocks ever!!!

Your blocks should finish at 10 1/2" square.

Now, get to strippin'...no not really!  (wink)

Keep it Sassy!

Paula

 

"Wristwatch" Quilt was designed and created for Bear Creek Quilting Company by Paula of The Sassy Quilter 

Fabric used in this tutorial is from Home and Heart  by Yuko Hasegawa for RJR Fabrics and Shadow Play  by Maywood Studios.

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