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Confections Quilt Along - Month 5

Kimberlee Tanner

We are now to month 5 in this years quilt along! Don't worry, if you are behind or just joining us, you can still go back and catch up on previous months. 

Remember, all blocks should be 6 1/2".

 For all the specifics for the quilt along and links to all the blog posts, check out the main quilt along page:

We'll add each month's link to that page and it also goes over fabric requirements and schedule. We recommend bookmarking it if you would like to be able to always find the posts easily.

Cutting the White/Background Fabric

Remember, for your white fabric you can simply cut off what you need from your yardage each month, no need to precut it down to anything.

  • Cut 2 @ 3 7/8" x WOF
    • Subcut into 20 - 3 7/8" squares
  • Cut 2 @ 2 3/8" x WOF
    • Subcut into 20 - 2 3/8" squares

Cutting Month 5 Colored Fabric

From each Month 5 section you will need

  • 1 - 4 1/2" Square
  • 1 - 2 5/8" square

Making the Quilt Block

Block will be 6 1/2" square.

  1. Cut the 2 3/8" white squares in half on the diagonal.
  2. Fold the 2 5/8" color square in half in both directions, finger pressing the center fold.
  3. Fold the 2 3/8" white triangles in half across the long side and finger press the center fold.
  4. Line up 1 triangle on 1 side of the square, matching center marks. Sew 1/4".
  5. Repeat along opposite side of square. Press.
  6. Repeat with remaining two triangles on the remaining sides. 
  7. Trim the dog ears.

  1. Cut the 4 1/2" color square in half on the diagonal in both directions creating 4 squares.
  2. Fold each triangle in half along the long side and finger press the center fold.
  3. Line up 1 triangle on one side of your square, matching the fold with the corner of the inside colored square. Sew 1/4".
  4. Repeat along opposite side of square. Press.
  5. Repeat with last two color triangles on the remaining sides.
  6. Trim the dog ears.

  1. Cut the 3 7/8" white square in half on the diagonal. 
  2. Fold each triangle in half aong the long side and finger press the center fold.
  3. Line up 1 triangle on one side of your square, matching the fold with the corner of the inside white square. Sew 1/4"
  4. Repeat along the opposite side of the square. Press.
  5. Repeat with the last white triangles on the remaining sides.
  6. Trim the dog ears.

Repeat these same steps with all of your Month 5 colors to make 10 Month 5 blocks!

If you have any questions, let us know!

Happy Quilting,

Kimie and Missy


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