Quilt Concert: First Notes Block 6

July 23, 2021

Are you ready for some half square triangles?! This Pinwheels and Squares Block uses just triangles and squares to create a design that has a central pinwheel and an implied plus sign.

Block 6 Instructions

Pinwheels and Squares ahead! Let’s make this!

Pinwheels and Squares is number 1200 in Barbara Brackman’s Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns.

Sponsor and Prize of the Week

We are thrilled to have Stitch Fabric Company as our sponsor this week! Stitch Fabric Company offers a carefully curated selection of fabrics featuring Tula Pink, Sassafras Lane, and so much more. Check out her virtual classes to expand your bag making skills from the comfort of your own sewing room!

This week one lucky winner in the US will receive a Creative Grids Ultimate Flying Geese Tool.

As an added bonus, Stitch Fabric Company is offering all of our readers a 10% discount this week! The discount is good for everything in stock (sorry, no pre-orders) and is valid from July 23, 2021 until July 29, 2021 at 11:59pm Eastern. Use the discount code: QuiltConcert2021

How to Win!

All prizes will be drawn based on Instagram posts, so make sure you have a public account in order for us to see them!

  • Follow both hosts on Instagram: Lissa and Cassandra
  • Follow our weekly sponsor on Instagram: Stitch Fabric Company
  • Use the primary and weekly hashtags: #quiltconcert2021 and #quiltconcertblock6
  • Tell us in your post if you are a US or international resident. This week’s prize goes to a US resident, but we have several international prizes coming up!
  • Post a photo of block 6 using a public Instagram account by 11:59 Eastern on Thursday, July 29, 2021 (if you don’t want to make your primary account public, you can always create a second, public account to use for this quilt along and other projects like this)
  • Winners will be selected by random drawing and will be contacted via Instagram direct message by Saturday, July 31, 2021. The winner must claim their prize by responding to the message with their mailing address by 11:59pm on Monday, August 2, 2021. If the prize is not claimed at that time, we will select an alternate winner.

(This giveaway is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram.)

Congratulations to our Week 5 Winners!

The winner of the T-Shirt and Sticker from Scant Quarter Hour is Cheryl of @stitchcheryl. Congratulations to Cheryl and a giant thanks to Scant Quarter Hour sponsoring week 5!

For more information about the quilt and our sponsors, check out the following posts:

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