City Streets Quilt Block

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. The City Streets quilt block is part of the

The City Streets quilt block could give an urban flair to your quilting design, or it could enhance a project with a country theme. This versatile quilt block juxtaposes a series of narrow perpendicular rectangles. You control the overall effect with your choices of fabrics. The City Streets quilt block pattern is part of the Country Cupboard quilt design. Download the City Streets quilt block as a PDF to print out the pattern. Be sure to enlarge the quilt block at 125%.

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To make the City Streets quilt block:


A: Cut 8, and cut 8 from contrasting fabric. B-I: Cut 4 each.

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. The City Streets quilt block has a strong geometrical pattern.


Stitch A to contrast A; make 2. Stitch AA to AA, matching unlike fabrics (4-patch). Stitch 4-patch to B, then stitch on C. Continue adding strips, D, then E; F, then G; H, then I, as shown on pattern. Make 4 squares, and sew them together with 4-patches in outer corners.

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. Here is another version of the City Streets quilt block.

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ABOUT THE QUILT DESIGNER: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.