The Crazy Patch quilt block is not only a great addition to a wedding-themed quilting project, but it also offers a great opportunity to use up all of that leftover fabric you have lying around. The block is part of the Hearts, Bars & Shooting Stars quilt design. Download the Crazy Patch quilt block as a PDF to print out the pattern. You'll need to enlarge the quilt block at 125%.
To make the Crazy Patch quilt block:
Background: Cut 1. A-I: Cut 1 each from a few different fabrics.
Stitch A to B, then stitch AB to C. Stitch D to E, then stitch DE to F. Stitch G to H, then stitch GH to I. Stitch rows together to form heart. Cut fusible webbing heart. Stitch fusible side of webbing to right side of heart. Clip curves, and trim seam allowance. Cut a small slit in webbing, and turn heart. Fuse heart in place on background. By hand or machine, appliqué heart using narrow blanket stitch.
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ABOUT THE QUILT DESIGNER:
Mimi Shimp offers quilting classes both nationally and in Las Vegas, where she owns her own quilting business, Quiltime. She is the author of Twelve Days of Christmas, Stolen Moments, The Garden Club, Hearthside Hangings, More Hearthside Hangings, and numerous patterns. Her quilts have been featured in Quilting Today and The Quilter magazines. Shimp also designs and makes quilt samples for quilting fabric manufacturers.