Willow Tree Quilt Block | Heartland Heritage

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It’s time to share the next block from Heartland Heritage with you today. This willow tree quilt block is giving me the feels! It’s almost time for the fall leaves to arrive and we can’t wait to enjoy the pretty colors.

It's time to explore your scraps in a brand new way! Join us for the Heartland Heritage Virtual Quilt Along.

The Willow Tree quilt block is all about HST’s and matching points. The block finishes 12″ square and you will need to make 4 finished blocks to complete your Heartland Heritage quilt. Here are a few blocks to help inspire you.

Grab your left over green fabric scraps and stitch up the Willow Tree quilt block. Block finishes 12" square.

 

Willow Tree Quilt Block

While I’m sure most folks will reach for the green scraps in their stash, I thought it would be fun to use a few colorful prints. I just wanted to experiment with the weather changing and am excited to see these fabrics stitched together.

Will Tree Quilt Block Fabric Pull

Throughout the Heartland Heritage quilt along, I have chatted about key tips for HST’s. They include the laser guide beam, 1/4″ seam allowance, and my favorite ruler for the job!

Destiny II Laser Beam

Cutting half square triangles is a breeze with the Clearly Perfect Slotted Ruler.

Trimming these babies is truly a breeze with the Clearly Perfect Slotted Trimmers ruler.  One look at my quick video and see what I mean!

Assembly on this block can be tricky so I highly suggest that you take the time to lay it out. I just placed it on my table next to my machine and picked up the pieces as needed.

Willow Tree Quilt Block Layout | Heartland Heritage

Willow Tree Quilt Block Photo Finish

 

Experiment with color on your Willow Tree Quilt Block from Heartland Heritage.

While the Willow Tree quilt block was designed for the Heartland Heritage quilt, it is perfect for other types of projects too. Honestly, larger blocks like this can be turned into so many things. From pillows, mini-quilts, storage containers, and wall hangings, the possibilities are endless. I love the way they looked grouped together to create a bench pillow.

The willow tree quilt block from Heartland Heritage is such a cute design, easy to make and great for scraps. Learn easy tips to ensure sewing success.

Now, don’t forget, you will need to complete 4 Willow Tree quilt blocks for your quilt top. Please be sure to share a few pictures because I want to see what fabrics you stitch up!  You can post them in my scrap happy community or on social media with the hashtag #TheSewingLoft or #heartlandheritagebom. This way, we can all see and celebrate your latest sewing success!

 

Love the black and want to join the quilt along? You can see the past blocks here and order the pattern here.

 

 

 

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