Heartland Heritage – June

Looking for some extra sunshine? Our Sunshine block is the perfect dose of happy in a quilt! I love  the simplicity of the Sunshine block from the Heartland Heritage pattern.

Sunshine block from Heartland Heritage Quilt Pattern

Sunshine

Sunshine is made with half-square triangle units, which is hopefully second nature for you by now!

Sunshine block from Heartland Heritage Quilt Pattern

Having three fabrics in the block makes it very simple to cut and sew the needed blocks in an afternoon.

Sunshine block from Heartland Heritage Quilt Pattern

Quick Tip

My tip for you this month is to follow the instructions carefully. They are simple and straight forward, but definitely make a difference in how easily the blocks go together!

Sunshine block from Heartland Heritage Quilt Pattern

Sewing on the line, instead of a 1/4″ away can make a big change in these cute blocks.

Sunshine block from Heartland Heritage Quilt Pattern

Pressing the block centers as directed makes for an easy nesting situation for the seam allowances.

Sunshine block from Heartland Heritage Quilt Pattern

I love it when a plan works out like I had hoped!

Sunshine block from Heartland Heritage Quilt Pattern

We’d love to see your Sunshine blocks over on the Inspiring Stitches blog! Each month we have a link collector set up to showcase your blocks, it’s so fun to see everyone’s fabric choices!

Also visit Heather over at The Sewing Loft to learn more about trimming your HST units accurately and quickly.

More information about Heartland Heritage can be found here.

Happy Quilting –

Amy

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  1. […] quilt block for June, part of the yearlong Heartland Heritage Block of the Month Quilt Project by Inspiring Stitches, is called, appropriately enough, […]

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