I’m excited to share this week’s new Blocks 2 Quilt design and am hoping that the luck of the Irish is brushing off on everyone. Allow me to introduce the Lucky Shamrock quilt block.
Even if you don’t have red hair, freckles and come from Irish lineage, you have to agree, this little quilt block is adorable! The simple patchwork construction is perfect for all skill levels and makes it beyond scrap friendly.
Lucky Shamrock Details
The Lucky Shamrock quilt block is available in two different finished sizes.
- 6″ x 6″ (15.2 x 15.2 cm)
- 12″ x 12″ (33 x 33 cm)
Material & Tool Supply List:
- Assorted Scraps: Greens, Gold, & Background Prints
- Cutting mat/ Rotary cutter/ Quilt ruler
- Heat erasing marking tool
- Spray starch
This block is perfect for using all of your green fabric leftovers and if you have enough, I think would be adorable in a full quilt. Here is a quick quilt idea to get your creative wheels turning.
To create the complete quilt top pictured you will need:
- 3 1/4 yards of assorted green scraps
- 1 yard of gold fabric
- 2 1/4 yards of white background fabric
At first glance, some new quilters might be worried about creating the stem and getting things lined up just right. So, I put together a quick video to show you how. I promise, it’s really easy and my cutting instructions will help keep you on track.
Remember that each of my blocks offered in the Blocks 2 Quilt series require no special rulers or templates!
The pattern is available in an instant download pdf in my shop. It includes 2 finished sizes, step-by-step instructions with illustrations, and is perfect for using your scraps.
The Lucky Shamrock Quilt Block pattern includes 2 sizes, step-by-step instructions and requires minimal supplies.
Be sure to save this quilt block to your favorite sewing board on Pinterest. This way, the next time you are looking for inspiration it will be right there waiting for you!