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  • Free Log Cabin Block Pattern | Scrappy Affair Quilt
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    Sharon Keightley
    I love to design my own quilt patterns and share them. I am a confessed lover of vintage and reproduction fabrics, my favorite thing to do is applique.
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Free Log Cabin Block Pattern | Scrappy Affair Quilt

Free Log Cabin Block Pattern | Scrappy Affair Quilt

Free Log Cabin Block Pattern. As I have been making my blocks with random strips of my fabrics it has been a lesson in colour combinations, accurate 1/4 inch seams, cutting accuracy etc etc. Apart from the obvious lessons it has also been a pleasure to see fabrics that have been tucked away for a rainy day or that special quilt being used. It is so nice to have these gorgeous fabrics being used and documented in this quilt. My blocks are made with strips cut 1.5 inches wide. Separate your fabrics into light and dark.

A squares cut (two) squares one Red, one light 1.5 inches x 1.5 inches

B Cut (two) light strips 2.5 inches

C Cut (two) Dark strips 3.5 inches

D Cut (two) light  strips 4.5 inches

E Cut (two) Dark strips 5.5 inches

F Cut (two) Light Strips 6.5 inches

G Cut (one) Strip 7.5 inches.

Sew your A squares together. Add B pieces, then C pieces, then D pieces, continue adding rounds till finished. This makes a 7 inch block, it is easy to change the size just keep adding rounds for a larger block. Or if you would like a smaller block add less rounds.

There are many ways to arrange your blocks, I suggest making a few first then playingwith them on a design wall to see which arrangement you like best. As I am still deciding on this you will need to wait until my next post to see how I have arranged my Log Cabin Blocks.


Scrappy Affair Quilt / Pine Valley Quilts

Scrappy Affair Quilt | Pine Valley Quilts

Scrappy Affair Quilt | Pine Valley Quilts

I am sure you must have some of these fabrics tucked away in your stash, it is such fun to see what we all have. Do you have any favorite's ?

Happy Stitching


Comments on this post (3)

  • Aug 03, 2016

    Hi Marsha
    Thanks for the comment, this has been such a fun quilt. So interesting to see all the fabrics together.

    — Sharon Keightley

  • Aug 03, 2016

    Log cabin blocks are fun for me. I’ve been wanting to get some more going.

    — marshaseiberling

  • Aug 03, 2016

    very nice!

    — sue

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