Flower PotQuilt Pattern
This Flower Pot quilt block represents four diamondflowers in an angular pot. This popular quilt is a charmingblock when made with a pink, blue, yellowand lavender print diamond all ina green pot with white backgroundspaces. Or a still more modern effectof cactus can be obtained by using aterra cotta pot with alternate light anddark green diamonds on an unbleachedbackground.
Add seams to the sizes here given formarking patterns and the block will finishabout 73/4 inches square or 11 incheson the diagonal. If making a FlowerPot quilt, set the blocks together diagonallywith alternate squares of whitewhich may be quilted in a design madesimilar to the pieced blocks, or by usinga Feather Circle or a Thistle.
Fabric Estimate: Using 7 blockswide by 8 blocks long, 56 pieced blocks.42 plain blocks, 36 plain half blocks cutdiagonally, and 4 plain fourth blocksfor the corners will be needed. The finishedquilt measures about 77x88 inchesand requires 5 yards white, 2 yardsvariegated, 21/2 green, or 91/2 yards complete.Allow extra for seams on all blocks.