JQG Mystery quilt – instructions for Block 5

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

The fifth block is a block that gives an ombre effect to the quilt.  You need to make four of these. Make sure the block measures 12” plus ½” seam allowance!

This block is a nine patch, consisting of four interesting corner blocks and simple lines in the rest. Top and bottom, left and right blocks can be strip pieced with 2 ½” strips.

The half-square triangles can be made as follows:  

Cut squares 7/8” larger than the finished size (in this case 2 7/8” x 2 7/8”). Pair two-two and sew twice a scant ¼” off the centre. Cut to make two pairs.

This block does not lean towards paper foundation piecing. There is, however, a pattern for piecing, either hand or machine for those of you that prefer to do it that way.

Download pattern templates


This block uses, Light, dark medium, light medium and dark.

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