Disappearing Pinwheel

A recent Quilt Camp featured Disappearing Hourglass blocks. The research for that block led me to another “disappearance” - this time involving the basic Pinwheel block. The concept is the same, but resulting blocks include a small pinwheel instead of a small four-patch.



Here’s how to make your own blocks:

Arrange four half-square triangles and sew them together to create a Pinwheel block. Cut the block into thirds— horizontally and vertically. As noted last month, measure out from the center seam, not in from the edges. Then rearrange the pieces.




Here are some options:




Download the handout and try your own block.



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