Attic Window Quilt Block

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. The Attic Window quilt block is part of the

The Attic Window quilt block melds geometry with emotions, angles with curves. Part of the Country Cupboard quilt design, the block has a pattern of triangles surrounding a heart that makes a delightful combination. Download the Attic Window quilt block as a PDF to print out the pattern. Don't forget to enlarge the quilt block at 125%.

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To make the Attic Window quilt block:


A: Cut 6, and cut 6 from contrasting fabric. B: Cut 3. Heart: Fuse double-sided webbing to fabric, and cut 1 (do not add seam allowance).

© Here is a bright combination of prints to use in this block.


Sew A to contrast A; make 6. Stitch AA to AA, matching unlike fabrics, then stitch on B. Make 2. Stitch AA to B, with contrast triangle at bottom, then stitch on AA, with contrast triangle at top. Stitch rows together, with the bottom row sewn on starting with B square. Fuse heart to center square. By hand or machine, appliqué heart using narrow blanket stitch.

© This combination of prints is more subtle.

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Retta Warehime is the author of Snuggle Up, Patchwork Memories, Quilting Your Just Desserts, Farm House Quilts, and many other titles. She has taught piecing and quilting techniques for 24 years and has been designing and publishing quilt patterns for 18 years through her company, Sew Cherished. Warehime has published more than 200 quilt designs and is currently designing and publishing quilts for fabric company Web sites.