Patisserie – Block of the month #2

Patisserie is a Block Of The Month sampler quilt that has been exclusively designed to use with the Accuquilt GO! QUBE Mix & Match block sets.

The great thing about the GO! QUBE Mix & Match sets is that while I’m using the 8” Block set for my pattern sample, you could just as easily use any size QUBE that you have as the shape numbers are all the same! You will just need to adjust the size of your fabric cuts accordingly.

This pattern was inspired by all those delicious cakes and pastries found at a patisserie, covered in delicately iced designs, and a glorious array of colour to behold. The quilt finishes at 36” x 46” using the 8” QUBE (30” x 38” with the 6” QUBE; 39” x 50” with the 9” QUBE; 48” x 62” with the 12” QUBE).

I’m using a rainbow of solids from the Solids Club provided by The Creative Retreat, but your petit fours will look just as scrumptious in prints too!

Quilt finishes at 36” x 46”; individual blocks should measure 8.5” x 8.5”.

Materials:

  1. AccuQuilt GO! Big, GO! Cutter or GO! Baby Cutter Fabric Starter Set
  2. AQ55776 GO! QUBE Mix & Match – 8” Block set
  3. AQ55137 GO! Cutting Mat 6 x 6
  4. 10 fat quarters
  5. 1.5m background fabric
  6. 35cm binding fabric
  7. 1.4m backing fabric
  8. 110cm x 135cm batting
  9. Rotary mat, cutter and ruler
  10. General sewing equipment

Block 2 Materials:

  1. Shape 2 Square – 2” Finished
  2. Shape 3 Half-Square Triangle – 4” Finished
  3. Shape 5 Half-Square Triangle – 2” Finished
  4. 2 contrasting fat quarters
  5. 5.5” x WOF background fabric

Cutting instructions:

  1. From one fat quarter – Fabric 1 (dark):
    • Cut one 3” x 5.5” rectangle
      • Using Shape 2, cut two Squares
    • Cut one 5.5” x 5.5” square
      • Using Shape 3, cut two Half-Square Triangles (HST)
  2. From second fat quarter – Fabric 2 (light):
    • Cut one 5.5” x 5.5” square
      • Using Shape 2, cut four Squares
    • Cut one 3” x 3.75” rectangle
      • Using Shape 5, cut two HSTs
  3. From background fabric:
    • Cut one 5.5” x 5.5” square
      • Using Shape 3, cut two HSTs
NOTE: Keep all scraps and remaining fabric/shapes as you may be able to use it later in the quilt.

Sewing Instructions:

NOTE: All seams are ¼“, (6mm), unless otherwise specified
  1. Sew each Fabric 1 HST (Shape 5) to a Fabric 2 HST (Shape 5). Press seams towards darker fabric.
  2. Sew one HST from step 1 to a Fabric 2 square. Sew the remaining Fabric 2 squares to a Fabric 1 square. Press seams towards the darker fabric. Sew these units together. Press seams open.
Patisserie BOM Diagram 1
  1. Sew each background HST to a Fabric 1 HST. Press seams towards the background.
  2. Arrange the units from step 2 and 3 to create the block. Sew into pairs, pressing seams to one side, then sew the pairs together, pressing the seam open.
Patisserie BOM Diagram 2 We can’t wait to see your blocks! Feel free to share them with us on Instagram, tagging @blossomheartquilts and @accuquilt_australia, and using the hashtags #blossomheartquilts and #accuquiltBOM. Join us next month for block 2!

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