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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Double Four Patch Tutorial

Double 4 Patch tutorial

The following pattern is given for a finished 8.00" x 8.00" block

Double 4 Patch tutorial

You will need fabrics of three different volumes of colors :
One dark for the small size squares
One light for the small size squares 
One medium for the large and medium size squares

Double 4 Patch tutorial

With your medium volume fabric cut a rectangle of 9"x4.50" 
Then cut it in two.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Still with your medium volume fabric, cut a rectangle of 10"x2.5"
Then cut it in 4 squares of 2.5"x2.5" each.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

With your dark volume fabric, cut a rectangle of 12"x1.5"
then cut it in 8 squares of 1.5"x1.5" each.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

With your light volume fabric, cut a rectangle of 12"x1.5"
then cut it in 8 squares of 1.5"x1.5" each.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Place your squares this way.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Sew the small dark and light squares together, right side against right side.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Press the seams towards the dark squares.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Go on assembling to obtain a 4 Patch block.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Press the seams open.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Sew your 4 patch blocks with the medium size squares.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Sew together as seen above, to obtain a double 4 patch block.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Add to your double 4 Patch block your large size square.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Sew right side against right side.


Assemble the 2 half blocks right side against right side.

Double 4 Patch tutorial

Press and trim seams to get a perfect 8.50"x8.50" block.


23 comments:

  1. Thanks for the tutorial...this one is on the TO DO LIST!! Your's is going to be gorgeous!

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  2. Lovely tutorial--I really like this pattern--the darkest little squares really lend an amazing movement to it....hugs, Julierose

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  3. Merci pour ce tuto simple et efficace !! Yapluka à présent !! :)

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  4. I like this very much! Will add it to my list.

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  5. Ajouté dans mes signets!
    Merci beaucoup, c'est très précis comme explication!
    Best wishes!

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  6. This quilt is on my bucket list, so these instructions are very helpful. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Merci tout plein Christine pour le tutoriel . C'est très gentil .

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    1. Je vous en prie Martine. Je ne peux vous répondre personnellement car vous etes "no-reply".

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  8. A lovely quilt I'd love to make one day :)

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  9. Excellent tutorial! I have a book with this pattern in it that I have wanted to make since purchasing the book a couple years ago...my how my quilting world gets turned this way and that way! LOL. Your tutorial gives me that , oh yeah I must make this quilt, incentive. Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful creative day!

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  10. Very well done! You take the best photos. This is one of my all time favorite blocks, so many options and goes together so well. Thanks for taking the time to write it out.

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  11. Merci pour le tuto! Le quilt est vraiment très beau. Un jour, peut-être!...

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  12. Great tutorial. The pictures tell the story. Your fabrics and little blocks, all put together, are perfect.

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  13. What a lovely pattern, dear Christine, so nice of you to do a tutorial.
    Amalia
    xo

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  14. What a gorgeous quilt! Thanks for the tutorial!

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  15. Your pattern is so effective, thanks for the great tutorial!

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  16. Quel travail! Et quel magnifique quilt ! The best !!!!!!

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  17. It looks great! And so impressive when put together in the quilt!

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  18. Very pretty quilt, thanks for the tutorial.

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  19. Love this quilt-- I was looking over your tutorial - and wondered why one of the 4 patch blocks is turned the opposite way-- is this the way it should be or should they all be going in the same direction? I really want to make this quilt love your photos

    thanks sue

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  20. Thanks for your visit on my blog Susan! How funny, I wonder why I did this mistake and how come I did not see it and nobody told me! Even now, it took me some time to find the mistake!!! Good luck for your quilt!

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