Intermediate | 14 min
The charming Churn Dash block dates back to the early 1800s. (The block design resembles an overhead view of a butter churn, as the story goes.) Modern quilter and designer Heather Jones gives this traditional block a contemporary refresh using a cheeky print. Follow the step-by-step instructions here to make a set of your own modern Churn Dash Blocks.
Learn how to:
- Create half-square triangles
- Square off blocks using a quilting ruler
- Assemble the Churn Dash block
Here’s what you’ll need:
- Printed fabric: two 4” squares and four 2” squares
- Solid fabric: two 4” squares and five 2” squares
- Rotary cutter
- Cutting mat
- Fabric scissors
- Thread snips
- Sewing machine and neutral thread
- Iron and Ironing surface
- 3 ½” square ruler (optional)
- Pattern PDF
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