May 04, 2017

Mother's Own quilt block

Mother's Day is arriving soon -- Sunday, May 14th to be exact. There is not a moment to spare if you want to create a special quilt block for the big day.

Mother's Own quilt block

This quilt block is an easy one. Even though you see triangles in the block (creating the star shape), they are sewn using only squares, with the "sew and flip" method which is favoured by many quilters. It's a five patch block, so an added bonus is that the math is simple!

The two sample quilts illustrated both use an additional fabric for sashing strips between the blocks. This is entirely optional, but I just liked the look.

Download the free quilt block pattern.

Quilts using the "Mother's Own" quilt block - images © Wendy Russell
Sample quilts using the Mother's Own quilt block

More quilt blocks to celebrate Mothers:
All images © W. Russell,

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