Sunshine Day Quilt Block

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©2007 Publications International, Ltd. This vibrant quilt block is part of the

Depending on the fabrics you choose, the Sunshine Day quilt block can be as explosive as a fireball or as cutesy as a garden party. You can find it along with other great blocks on the Fresh from the Garden quilt design. Download the Sunshine Day quilt block as a PDF to print out the pattern. You'll need to enlarge the quilt block 125%.

To make the Sunshine Day quilt block:


A: Cut 1. B: Cut 4. C: Cut 4. D: Cut 1, and cut 1 from reverse pattern. E: Cut 2. F: Cut 1, and cut 1 from reverse pattern. G: Cut 1, and cut 1 from reverse pattern. H: Cut 1.

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. The bold yellowish orange fabric really makes this variation work.


Stitch D to B, then stitch E to other side of B. Stitch B to other side of E, and stitch F to other side of B. Make 2. Stitch C to G, and stitch another C to other side of G. Make 2. Stitch H to CGC, and stitch reverse CGC to other side of H. Stitch DBEBF to one side of this piece, and stitch other DBEBF to other side (rays). Stitch rays to A.

©2007 Publications International, Ltd. Cute print fabrics are another great combination for this block.

Like this quilt pattern? Use it to make the Sunshine quilted wall hanging pattern. Want some ideas for the other walls in your house? Look over these quilted wall hanging patterns. Done with this quilt block? Check out the other garden quilt blocks.

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Phyllis Dobbs is the author of Dimensional Quilts and Fun with Flannel. Her designs appear in many books and magazines. She teaches and demonstrates quilt and stitch techniques at local and national levels and has designed a whimsical fabric collection for Hancock Fabrics. Dobbs is a member of the Society of Craft Designers.