Blocks for October

Block 28 - October 5

You will need –

  • 1 medium hexagon in a light toned fabric.  This is perfect piece for fussy cutting.
  • 6 medium kite shapes in a medium toned fabric
  • 6 medium elongated triangles in a light toned fabric.  I have chosen to use a background style fabric to highlight the shape of the star

Join the 6 kite shapes to the centre hexagon to create a star.

Add the medium elongated triangles to the outer edge in a continuous row of stitching to complete the block.

Block 29 - October 11

You will need –

  • 3 medium elongated hexagons in a medium toned print
  • 6 medium half hexagons in dark toned print
  • 6 small triangles in a light toned print

Join the small triangles to the medium half hexagons.  Create 6 identical units.

Join a completed unit to each side of the elongated hexagons.  Create 3 identical units.

Block 30 - October 16

You will need –

  • 4 medium diamonds in a medium toned fabric
  • 2 medium half hexagons in a dark toned fabric
  • 2 medium diamonds in a light toned fabric
  • 3 medium triangles in a light toned fabric
  • 3 medium triangles in a light toned fabric with a slight contrast to the other triangles

Join a triangle from each light toned fabric to a dark toned half hexagon.

Joining the remaining triangles into pairs.  Use these pairs and the remaining diamonds to create 2 large diamonds.

Join a completed diamond to a completed large triangle unit.  Repeat to make 2 units.  Join these 2 units together to complete the block.

Block 31 - October 21

You will need –

  • 6 medium hexagons in a medium toned fabric
  • 6 medium diamonds in a dark toned fabric
  • 2 medium diamonds in a light toned fabric
  • 2 small triangles in a dark toned fabric

Join the hexagons into rows of 3.  Make 2 identical sets.

Join a small dark toned triangle and a medium dark toned diamond to the hexagon unit.  Again make 2 identical units.

Join 2 medium dark toned diamonds to the opposite side of the hexagon unit.  Again make 2 identical units.

Add the remaining light toned diamonds to the completed units.

Join the 2 units together to complete the block.

Block 32 - October 25

You will need –

  • 3 large triangles in a dark toned fabric
  • 9 small triangles in a medium toned fabric
  • 18 small triangles in a light toned fabric

These units are made up of 3 rows.  The top row is just 1 small light toned triangle.  The middle row is made up of 2 light toned triangles and a medium toned triangle.  The largest row is made up of 3 light toned triangles and 2 medium toned triangles.

Join the completed rows together to make a large triangle.

Make 3 identical triangle units.

Join the triangle units to the large dark toned triangles into sets of 3 alternating the units.  Join the 2 units together to complete the block.