Block of the Month

2022

June

Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block (scant 1/4″ seam allowance):

  • Pink: Cut TWO (2) 5″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the Raspberry 5″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Raspberry: Cut ONE (1) 4 1/2″ square. (This will be the center of this quilt block.)
  • Raspberry: Cut TWO (2) 5″ squares. (These are paired with the Pink 5″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Tan: Cut EIGHT (8) 3″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You’ll end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the White 3 1/2″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Square in a Square’s, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • White: Cut FOUR (4) 3 1/2″ squares. (These will be flanked by the Tan 3″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Square in a Square’s, as needed for this quilt block.)

May

Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block (scant 1/4″ seam allowance):

  • Pink: Cut ONE (1) 5 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These are paired with the results of Bright Green 5 1/4″ square & then with the results of the White 4 7/8″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Split-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Bright Green: Cut ONE (1) 5 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These are paired with the results of the Pink 5 1/4″ square & then with the results of the White 4 7/8″ squares which will create FOUR (4) Split-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Blue: Cut TWO (2) 5 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These are paired with the results of White
    5 1/4″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Quarter-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • White: Cut ONE (1) 4 1/2″ square. (This will be the center of this quilt block.)
  • White: Cut TWO (2) 4 7/8″ squares. (These are paired with the results of the Pink 5 1/4″ square & the Bright Green 5 1/4″ square, which will create FOUR (4) Split-Square Triangles.)
  • White: Cut ONE (1) 5 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These are paired with the results of the Bright Pink 5 1/4″ square & the Green 5 1/4″ square which will create FOUR (4) Split-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block.)

April

Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block (scant 1/4″ seam allowance):

  • Purple: Cut TWO (2) 3 7/8″ squares. (These are paired with the White 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles. They’ll also be the FOUR (4) corner’s of this quilt block.)
  • Purple: Cut TWO (2) 3 7/8″ squares. (These are paired with the results of the White 4 1/4″ square & the results of the Pink 4 1/4″ square, which will create FOUR (4) Split Quarter-Square Triangles. They’ll also be the center of this quilt block.)
  • Purple: Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the results of the White 7 1/4″ square, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Pink:  Cut ONE (1) 4 1/4″ square.  Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times.  You’ll end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These are paired with the results of the White
    4 1/4″ square & the results of the Purple 3 7/8″ square. Which will create FOUR (4) Split Quarter-Square Triangles. They’ll also be the center of this quilt block.)
  • White:  Cut TWO (2) 3 7/8″.  On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the Purple 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles. They’ll also be the FOUR (4) corner’s of this quilt block.)
  • White:  Cut ONE (1) 4 1/4″ square.  Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times.  You’ll end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These are paired with the results of the Pink
    3 7/8″ squares & the results of the Purple 3 7/8″ squares. Which will create FOUR (4) Split Quarter-Square Triangles. They’ll also be the center of this quilt block.)
  • White:  Cut ONE (1) 7 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times.  You’ll end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These are flanked by the results of the Purple
    3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed for this quilt block.)

March

Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block (scant 1/4″ seam allowance):

  • Dark Red: Cut FOUR (4) 2″ squares. (These will be the FOUR (4) corners of this quilt block.)
  • Dark Red: Cut ONE (1) 5 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These are paired with the results of the Light Pink 5 1/4″ square & the results of the Red 5″ square. Which will create FOUR (4) Split Quarter-Square Triangles as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Red: Cut TWO (2) 5″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the results of the Dark Red 5 1/4″ square & with the results of the Light Pink 5 1/4″ square. Which will create FOUR (4) Split Quarter-Square Triangles as needed for this quilt block.
  • Bright Pink: Cut TWO (2) 5″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the results of the Light Pink 3″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Split Half-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Light Pink: Cut ONE (1) 4 1/2″ square. (This will be the center of this quilt block.)
  • Light Pink: Cut FOUR (4) 3″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the results of the Bright Pink 5″ squares on TWO (2) sides & on the other TWO (2) sides they’ll flank the Dark Red 2″ squares, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Light Pink: Cut ONE (1) 5 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These are paired with the results of the Dark Red 5 1/4″ square & with the results of the Red 5″ squares. Which will create FOUR (4) Split Quarter-Square Triangles as needed for this quilt block.) 

February

Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block (scant 1/4″ seam allowance):

  • Tan: Cut ONE (1) 3 1/2″ square. (This will be flanked by the results of the White 2″ squares & it’ll create a Square in a Square. It will also be the center of this quilt block.)
  • Tan: Cut FOUR (4) 2 1/2″ squares. (These will be flanked on TWO (2) sides by the Mint Green 3″ squares . Which will create FOUR (4) Split Half-Square Triangles as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Tan: Cut TWO (2) 5″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the results of the Mint Green 3″ squares & the Tan 2 1/2″ squares. Which will create FOUR (4) Split Half-Square Triangles as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Mint Green: Cut FOUR (4) 1 1/2″ squares. (These are flanked on TWO (2) sides by the results of the White 2″ squares. Which will help create a Square in a Square & be the center of this quilt block.)
  • Mint Green: Cut FOUR (4) 3″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These are paired with the Tan 2 1/2″ squares & the Tan 5″ squares. Which will create FOUR (4) Split Half-Square Triangles as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Mint Green: Cut FOUR (4) 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles. (These are paired with the White 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles & will be flanked on TWO (2) sides by the Tan 2 1/2″ squares, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • White: Cut FOUR (4) 2″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the Tan 3 1/2″ square on TWO (2) sides & on the other TWO (2) sides they’ll be flanked by the Mint Green 1 1/2″ squares. Which will help create a Square in a Square & be the center of this quilt block.)
  • White: Cut FOUR (4) 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles. (These are paired with the Mint Green 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles & will be flanked on TWO (2) sides by the Tan 2 1/2″ squares, as needed for this quilt block.)

January

Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block (scant 1/4″ seam allowance):
 

  • Brown: Cut TWO (2) 3 7/8″ squares. (These are paired with the White 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Brown: Cut FOUR (4) 3 7/8″ squares. Then cut the squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. You will end up with TWO (2) triangles per square. (These will flank the results of the White 7 1/4″ squares, and will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed for this quilt block.)
  • Brown: Cut ONE (1) 7 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. You only need TWO (2) of these triangles for this quilt block. (These are paired with the results of the White 7 1/4″ square, to create ONE (1) Quarter-Square Triangle. This will also be the center of this quilt block.)

 

  • White: Cut TWO (2) 3 7/8″ squares. On the back side of the squares draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time. (These are paired with the Brown 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Half-Square Triangles, as needed for this quilt block.) 
  • White: Cut ONE (1) 7 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. (These will be flanked by the results of the Brown 3 7/8″ squares, which will create FOUR (4) Flying Geese, as needed for this quilt block.) 
  • White: Cut ONE (1) 7 1/4″ square. Then cut the square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times. You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles. You only need TWO (2) of these triangles for this quilt block. (These are paired with the results of the Brown 7 1/4″ square, to create ONE (1) Quarter-Square Triangle. This will also be the center of this quilt block.)

2020

The 2020 Block of the Month was courtesy of Jeni Baker at InColorOrder.com. Visit  In Color Order: Half-Square Triangle Block of the Month to see her blog and get all the blocks.