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Buckeye Beauty Quilt Block Pattern

Buckeye Beauty Quilt Block Pattern

Illustration © Janet Wickell

Buckeye Beauty Quilt Block Pattern

See page 5 to make 6" (finished) Buckeye Beauty quilt blocks in purple and green -- like the blocks in a past forum event. Buckeye Beauty is an easy quilt block that offers lots of opportunity for color value variations within your quilt.

Follow the instructions to make three Buckeye Beauty quilt blocks that finish at 10" square. Repeat to make additional blocks.

Buckeye Beauty Quilting Fabrics

Choose cotton fabrics in four values. Refer to the block illustration for value placement.

  • A very light for light squares in four-patch units

  • A very dark for dark squares in four-patch units

  • A medium for half square triangle units

  • A medium light, shown as a neutral, for half square triangle units

Buckeye Beauty Quilt Block Cutting Chart

Very Dark

Cut one strip 3" x 37" long

Very Light

Cut one strip 3" x 37" long

Medium

Cut three 5-7/8" squares (or use slightly larger squares then trim back after sewing)

Light

Cut three 5-7/8" squares (or use slightly larger squares then trim back after sewing)

Quilting Skills for Beginners

If you're a beginning quilter, review unfamiliar quiltmaking topics before making the Buckeye Beauty quilt blocks.

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