Category Archives: disappearing four patch

Class with Maria Shell

Here are two quilts by Maria Shell, a quilter from Alaska. I took her class today at HelloStitch.  The class was called Riffing on Tradition-taking a traditional block and improvising on it. I decided to use a four-patch.  The blocks … Continue reading

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Disappearing all over the place!

Have you heard of a disappearing hourglass block? I hadn’t until I saw a YouTube video by the Missouri Star Quilt Co. I would have called this a “disappearing broken dishes block,” since that’s what I call the base block, before cutting … Continue reading

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Another four patch

I found an interesting four patch here: http://round22.blogspot.com/2012/07/disappearing-4-patch-with-twist.html . There are complete instructions on how to make it on the link, but here’s my quick version. Here is my four patch with 2″ from the corner marked on all sides. Here it is again … Continue reading

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Disappearing four patch variations

I was going to go to a singing group, but I’m having so much fun exploring disappearing four patch and nine patch variations, that I’m staying home to sew instead. Here is a four patch that has been cut into … Continue reading

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