Scrapbuster Sampler: Block 23

The Grand Finale for the 1st Annual Scrap-A-Thon!

Here’s BLOCK 23 . . .

Block 23 consists of:

  • {8} half-square triangles 2-1/2″ (Red Dots/Large Grey Dots Background)
  • {8} squares 2-1/2″ (Red Dots)
  • {1} center square 4-1/2″ (Large Grey Dots Background)

Plus the following to make the {4} one-third square triangles. To refresh on the steps, click HERE for Block 16.

  • {1} square 6″ (Red Dots)
  • {1} square 6″ (Small Grey Dots Background)
  • {2} squares 5-1/2″ (Small Grey Dots Background”

Fabric needed …

Cut the {2} squares 6″ into triangles.

Cut the {2} squares 5-1/2″ into triangles.

Arrange as shown below. All units are identical layout. Sew neighboring piece together to create one-third square triangles.

Create the half-square triangles for the corner units. Then arrange as shown. Sew.

Block layout in the midst of progress.

Block layout with 9 units created. Did you catch the error? One corner unit needs rotated. Large red dot triangles should face towards the inside.

Construct the block

  • Note: All blocks will be created using a 1/4″ seam allowance.
  • Create the units.
  • Arrange units as shown below.
  • Sew neighboring units together to create rows. Press seams.
  • Sew neighboring rows together. Press seams.

Your block measures 12-1/2″ unfinished. Once sewn into a quilt, it will measure 12″ finished.

With your block completed, remember to SHARE it on INSTAGRAM with the following:

@daybrookdesigns @letsquiltalong #scrapathon2122 #scrapbustersampler

Copyright 2021 DayBrook Designs, Crystal Drummond, 1st Annual Scrap-A-Thon, 2021-2022.  All Rights Reserved.  www.daybrookdesigns.com

Have you heard about Let’s Quilt Along?! It is a (free) wonderful, supportive community of online quilters who enjoy quilt alongs, block of the month, mystery QALs, and basically any online quilting event.. With over 6,000 active quilters, there’s always lots of inspiration and new events just around the corner. Click HERE to connect to our sister site Let’s Quilt Along.

Are you hosting a QAL? Be sure to share news of your event with our LQA community. Click HERE to promote your next event. Quilters worldwide are eager to hear about your news!

A quick review of the SCRAP-A-THON event details:

  • Online Quilting Event hosted on Instagram by DayBrook Designs & Let’s Quilt Along
  • Starts: 2021 April 1
  • Ends: 2022 March 31
  • Participants Must Be Registered to Qualify for Prizes (see link above).
  • Casual, Sew-At-Your-Own Pace Event
  • Choose Your Favorite Patterns or Sew Alongside with Us
  • To enter the giveaways, post pictures of your projects with the following:
  • Include the tags: @DaybrookDesigns & @LetsQuiltAlong
  • Be sure to include the hashtag: #ScrapAThon2122
  • Prizes, Prizes, & More Prizes!

What if we told you … Someone is going to win a BROTHER SEWING MACHINE courtesy of DayBrook Designs & Let’s Quilt Along?! Fantastic, right?! Do you know a new quilter who would appreciate their own machine? Or is your machine needing replaced? Or maybe you could use a convenient size machine for travel and retreats?

Copyright 2021 DayBrook Designs, Crystal Drummond, 1st Annual Scrap-A-Thon, 2021-2022.  All Rights Reserved.  www.daybrookdesigns.com

Celebrate Your Unique Creative Style!

Crystal Drummond & the DayBrook Designs Team

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