Two Color Quilt Sew Along: Cornerstones - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

Two Color Quilt Sew Along: Cornerstones

We are sew excited to continue the Two Color Quilt Sew Along with sixteen 6″ cornerstone blocks! The Two Color Quilt Sew Along is a spin-off of the Vintage Christmas Sew Along we did with Lori Holt (of Bee in my Bonnet) on the blocks in her Vintage Christmas Book to make the Vintage Christmas Sampler Quilt. However, we were clamoring to do more with the Two Color Quilts she showed in the same book! So this year, we created a sampler quilt with Lori’s block to make the Two Color Quilt, hence the Two Color Quilt Sew Along! You won’t believe how much fun you can pack into a monochromatic fabric set!

This week, we are making the cornerstone blocks of the quilt, the Vintage Pinwheel Blocks! Unlike the previous nine blocks, these are to be made in the 6″ size, and you’ll made sixteen total. Kimberly made her version of the Vintage Pinwheel Blocks in denim and we even have a Denim Two Color Sew Along Quilt Kit to make your own denim quilt. The Two Color Quilt can also be made in other colorways, such as aqua, pink, sea glass, green, red, nutmeg, yellow, or any other color.

All you’ll need to get started is the Vintage Christmas Quilt Book and your choice of fabrics (get fabric requirements here)! We are making our version of the Two Color Quilts using the Confetti Cotton Solids by Riley Blake Designs and Pin Dots and Bake Sale 2 by Lori Holt.

Vintage Pinwheel Block

Here are the cutting instructions for the Vintage Pinwheel Block. Remember to cut the 6″ block size!

Who’s Sewing Along?

This quilt along will take place every Thursday from April 4 to June 13. Each week, we will be featuring a different block from the Two Color Sampler Quilt featured in denim and different colorways. We will be featuring these blocks on the livestreams on our YouTube Channel Fridays at 9 AM CST.

Who’s Sewing Along?

Here are all of the Vintage Pinwheel Blocks made in different colorways by our wonderful FQS staffers. Click on the photos below to enlarge the image:

Keep up with the Two Color Quilt Sew Along!

Be sure to follow along with the Two Color Quilt Sew Along on Facebook and Instagram! Join the Kimberly Stitch Squad Facebook Group to join our group of quilters who are also quilting along. And be sure to hashtag your Two Color Quilt progress with #twocolorquiltsewalong on Instagram so we can see and share your work!

We’ll see you here next week, June 13, to put all of our blocks together to make the final design of the Two Color Quilt with the Finishing Pattern!

Happy Quilting!

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