Friday Fun ~ 1000 Great Quilt Patterns

Still working every day toward my 1000 quilt block challenge.

I have made more than 26 blocks already! I have put many of them together into this partial quilt.



Read on to learn more about the individual blocks.

Join in the fun, and try your own!

Are you up for the 1000 Quilt Block Challenge?


Twelve Triangle

Making this block I used 4 fabrics. There are full squares and half-square-triangles, which go together to make the bigger squares.


This block was created with with several fabrics which I had hanging around. You can be creative and use whatever you have on hand.


Bright Hoper block created with 4 different fabrics.


Red Cross

So with this Red Cross block I used 4 fabrics. You want to work with fabrics which are going to pop your block.


I created this block

To make this block you start with 5 different fabric strips and stitch them together. My fabrics were cut 1 1/2 inch and I made a template and used it for the solid and strip pieces. Sew one solid to one strip triangle doing this to create two sets. Then sew the two sets together.


Sixteen Patch Plaid

This Sixteen Patch Plaid block is constructed with a selection of 4 fabrics. You need to cut from 1st fabric 4 1/2″ square x 2; 2nd fabric 4 1/2″ square x 2; 3rd fabric 2 1/2″ x 41/2″ x 8; 4th fabric 2 1/2″ sq  x 12; from 1 st fabric 2 1/2″ x 4; from 2nd fabric 2 1/2″ x 12; from 3rd fabric 2 1/2″ x 4. Stitch the rows together and add all the rows together to make this block.



This Flyfoot block has 4 fabrics. 1st fabric you need 2 1/” x 16; 2nd fabric 2 1/2″ x 20; 3 rd fabric 2 1/2″ x 8; 4th fabric 2 1/2″ x 4; and 3rd fabric 4 1/2″ x 4.


White House Steps

Cutting requirements for the white house steps quilt blocks

4.1/2″ squares: eight yellow

4.1/2″ by 2.1/2″ strips: sixteen blue

8.1/2″ by 2.1/2″ strips: sixteen blue, sixteen yellow

12.1/2″ by 2.1/2″ strips: sixteen yellow, sixteen blue



For all the patterns for 1000 blocks, get the book and follow along.

Happy sewing!


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