Make an easy courthouse steps quilt with jenny doan of missouri star. Courthouse steps quilt block pattern march 20, 20 by mary h 1 comment while im waiting for the batting to get here for this quilt and still not in the mood to finish this one, i looked through my scraps and decided to actually use some of them to make a courthouse steps quilt block. The great part about this block is that it could be done totally scrappy with the cornerstones being one colour or vice versa. No special rulers or tools to shot the lock off the olwallet for. Batting warm and natural batting by the warm company. Aug 18, 2019 courthouse steps blocks are traditionally a twist on traditional log cabin quilt blocks, but instead of arranging the strips around a central square, pieces of fabric are arranged to create a stepped pattern. Jan 22, 2014 a couple of weeks ago i started this series on the log cabin block and its variations. Color b, is the lighter shade of steps or background color. In this tutorial, im going to teach you how to make a pretty block with two color gradients, going from lightest to darkest. The courthouse steps quilt pattern had perfectly symmetrical strips on alternate sides of the center square, instead of wrapping around the square like the log cabin pattern. Hey everyone, welcome back to stash blasting wednesday. The courthouse steps block is actually a version of the log cabin block which enjoyed its rise to fame in the united.
Sep 27, 20 it is the first quilt in the log cabin abcs and the quilt we recommend for your first log cabin quilt. It is a simple block and is pieced from the center out, starting with the small red with white polka dot square and adding strips to both sides of that square, alternating color lightdark as you go. Variation on the courthouse steps block quilts by jen. I dont usually make the same quilt twice but courthouse steps quilts are an exception to that rule. Everything you need to know about the courthouse steps quilt. Inspired by the traditional design of log cabin quilt blocks, this tutorial for how to make a courthouse steps quilt block is a great way to practice strip quilting. Courthouse steps quilt block tutorial quilting a quilting. Does all of the material come with this all the blocks cou out. The courthouse steps quilt block pattern is a variation on a log cabin quilt block. The beauty of a classic quilt always shine no matter the era in which it was made. Courthouse steps blocks are traditionally a twist on traditional log cabin quilt blocks, but instead of arranging the strips around a central square, pieces of. How to make courthouse steps log cabin quilt block quilts by jen. This is a great block for those just beginning to try their hand at patchwork and is still and enjoyable block to create for even the most experienced of quilters. Mar 20, 20 courthouse steps quilt block pattern march 20, 20 by mary h 1 comment while im waiting for the batting to get here for this quilt and still not in the mood to finish this one, i looked through my scraps and decided to actually use some of them to make a courthouse steps quilt block.
Sep 26, 2014 this quilt is made up of traditional courthouse steps block. Looking for a modern twist on the courthouse steps quilt pattern. This block is a variation of a log cabin block, which you may be more familiar with, but its pieced in a slightly different manner. Therere many ways to make this block using colour placement and playing with fabrics. Easy log cabin quilt block pattern the spruce crafts. Pattern alternating ohio stars and courthouse steps. I love it and it will give so many a cozy night at quiltville inn. The courthouse steps is one of the quilt blocks on the traditional list. The courthouse steps block is actually a version of the log cabin block. You can make a series of individual quilt blocks and put them together into larger wall quilts or hang just one of these quilt block patterns up to add your own unique approach to quilted decor to your home. Welcome to our block of the month series by karen lewis.
Finished size 68 x 86 have you always wanted to make a courthouse steps quilt. Make easy courthouse steps, a log cabin quilt block variation. Begin with a 2 12 x 2 12 center square that is a dark value. Back to all quilts and projects download this pattern. Courthouse steps for this block you will need one color for the center block, and 6 other fabrics. Courthouses were central fixtures in the 1800s, so the symbol. See more ideas about quilts, quilt patterns and log cabin quilts.
Courthouse steps quilt block of the month simple simon. See more ideas about quilts, log cabin quilts and quilt patterns. Nov 15, 20 use this courthouse steps quilt block pattern to sew an easy 12inch variation of the traditional log cabin quilt block. For striking contrast between blocks, use dark strips for all sides of the b blocks. The courthouse steps quilt block is a variation on the log cabin quilt block.
Courthouse steps quilt tutorial a half square affair. Pat sloan scrap happy challenge, the courthouse steps. You can read more about log cabin quilt patterns here. This pattern is similar to the log cabin and is framed with a pieced inner border.
Placemats from a jelly roll courthouse steps pattern. Layout the pieces in the block as per the picture above. The drawing below, left shows a center square framed by four rounds of logs, added a pair at a time. The courthouse steps block is similar to the incredibly popular log cabin quilt block. Lots of dots collections by lunn studios for robert kaufman. A couple of weeks ago i started this series on the. Weve sped up the process and eliminated much of the tedious cutting by using a couple of rolls of 2 12 strips.
The courthouse steps block is not as versatile as other quilt blocks, but there are still many things you can do with it as a standalone block. Jenny demonstrates an easy way to make a beautiful courthouse steps quilt using 2. A couple of weeks ago i started this series on the log cabin block and its variations. The design has thrived throughout the centuries, and during the. Free quilt patterns air castle, amethyst, autumn leaves.
Then, two patches are sewn to either side of the center. In this tutorial, im going to teach you how to make a pretty. Sew courthouse steps blocks using purple batiks from the artisan batiks. Msqc tutorial courthouse steps quilt missouri star quilt company. Jul 29, 2019 courthouse steps quilt blocks from my sunday best quilts sampler quilt courthouse steps quilt blocks. Please do not cut for kits without consulting the appropriate pattern. Courthouse steps quilt block tutorial late night quilter. I am calling this block a variation on the courthouse steps block because it has cornerstones in each corner of every round. Free quilt pattern courthouse steps dotties quilt shop. The first block was how to make a basic log cabin block and today is how to make a courthouse steps block. Courthouse steps block belongs to the log cabin family. It is the first quilt in the log cabin abcs and the quilt we recommend for your first log cabin quilt. Every time i sew any pattern i am thankful for the quilting techniques you have taught that improve my accuracy. You can continue to build the block out as big as desired.
Sewing a classic courthouse steps quilt block from 2. My quilting adventures are so much more enjoyable when im not fighting fitting issues. This diy quilt block tutorial features multiple design ideas and is a great way to take log cabin quilting into a new direction. Make an easy courthouse steps quilt with jenny doan of missouri. The quilt block of the month of december is the courthouse steps.
Courthouse steps crib quilt use a twotone palette to create strong diagonal lines across this cribsize quilt. Im making a new version and all of the light fabric strips will be cut from the same fabric, but id like for the 6 dark strips to be scrappy. First, patches are added to opposite sides of a center square. I am using all solids for my quilt but feel free to use any prints or color combinations that you like. The log cabin quilt pattern was borrowed from ancient egyptian and roman materials and tile work. Courthouse steps quilt pattern by missouri star missouri. Nov 15, 20 use this courthouse steps quilt block pattern to sew an easy 12 inch variation of the traditional log cabin quilt block. Courthouse steps quilt blocks from my sunday best quilts sampler quilt courthouse steps quilt blocks. So, for our very first mini quilt of the month we decided to explore a traditional quilt block called courthouse steps which takes its name from the stepped pattern it makes. W flag or how to make a courthouse steps block nautical summer quilt along day 2. I dont precut my strips, but trim them as i go along. The large block features lots of clear, crisp open space, while the.
For one courthouse steps block you need a 3 12 inch center square, and strips cut 2 inches wide from your chosen colors. While our pattern is pieced like the traditional version, our instructions will guide you through the organizational process needed to create this great layout, which includes a fun pieced outer border. How to sew a courthouse steps quilt block bluprint. Oct 09, 2015 the courthouse steps quilt block is a variation on the log cabin quilt block. To get a better sense of what were working with, we need to take a closer look at the log cabin block.
A guide to courthouse steps quilt block layout options wooden. This quilt is made up of traditional courthouse steps block. Fabrics in the pieced blocks and fussycut setting squares are from two collectionsfarm house retreat and itsy bitsboth by renee nanneman for andover fabrics. Castles in spain blk2 finished block measures inches and 3 blocks make a complete quilt. And just like the log cabin, its all squares and rectangles. This pattern is similar to the log cabin and is framed with a pieced. I will have more details on when you have to have it done to enter my challenge about 6 weeks from now. Finally, color c, is the darker steps or focal steps. Its the courthouse steps block from a quilt i made over 25 yrs ago and i love it so much it hangs in my studio. Courthouse steps is the traditional name of our block today. Nov 20, 2017 sewing a classic courthouse steps quilt block from 2. Oct 09, 2019 the quilt turned out beautiful, bonnie.
Because of this symmetry, each row of strips resembles you guessed it. Courthouse steps quilt block beginner series youtube. Courthouse steps quilt patterns courthouse steps this is a really easy to understand pattern for a courthouse steps. Small steps quilting pattern from the editors of american. Welcome home collection one floral dots teal by jennifer bosworth for. It is similar in shape to an hourglass, so any layout with that block will work with this. Because of the fabric layout, this quilt block has a lot of variety and options to it. For my courthouse steps quilt, i am using a simple combination of three colors. The courthouse steps quilt pattern had perfectly symmetrical strips on alternate sides of the center square. Castles in spain quilt patterns castles in spain block complete instructions plus materials needed for an eight inch block. Inspired by the design of log cabin quilt blocks, the courthouse steps block has a unique sense of perspective and style that will come together with the right colors. Apr 18, 2019 for my courthouse steps quilt, i am using a simple combination of three colors. I used harpers garden fabrics to make the two different styles of quilting block for my sunday best sampler quilt if you still need a copy of the book to quilt along in september, you can find it here.247 95 77 665 317 816 278 1212 1301 58 464 891 315 90 1239 757 179 1496 191 172 423 1236 1195 1027 1039 112 81 819 155 576 761 322 427