Scrap Buster Blocks Sampler Quilt – Finishing the Quilt

Scrap Buster Blocks is a series of scrap quilt block tutorials that are designed to bust through your scraps with the AccuQuilt GO! QUBE Mix & Match block sets. I’ve shared 12 different block designs so far that will make good use of the scraps collecting in your drawers. And now it’s time to make a rainbow sampler quilt from them!

These are the instructions for 12” sampler blocks; quilt finishes at 44” x 58”.


  1. AccuQuilt GO! Big, GO! Cutter or GO! Baby Cutter Fabric Starter Set
  2. AQ55776 GO! Mix & Match Qube 8” Shape 2 Square – 2” Finished
  3. AQ55017 GO! Strip Cutter – 2 1/2″ (2″ Finished)
  4. AQ55137 GO! Cutting Mat 6″ x 6″
  5. AQ55113 GO! Cutting Mat 10” x 24”
  6. Assorted prints and background fabrics
  7. Rotary mat, cutter, and ruler
  8. General sewing equipment

Cutting Instructions:

  1. From prints:
    • Using Shape 2, cut twenty Squares
  2. From background fabrics:
    • Using strip cutter, cut Strips:
      • Then use rotary cutter to subcut or trim into 31 – 2 ½” x 12 ½” Strips

Sewing Instructions:

NOTE: All seams are ¼”, (6mm). Press seams open.

  1. Arrange the blocks into a 3 x 4 grid layout. Place a background strip on each edge of each block and place a print Square between each Strip.
rainbow sampler step 1
  1. Sew into rows – five Squares and Strip rows, and four Strip and block rows. Press seams.
  2. Sew the rows together, and press seams.
rainbow sampler finished diagram

Congratulations on finishing your Scrap Buster Blocks sampler quilt top!

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