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Thanks for posting this! I've been in love with that quilt since I first saw it in the doll quilt swap!


This is so great, Michelle! Thank you so much for doing this. I can't wait to hit the scrap basket and try it out.


I love the quilt also! I have looked at it quite a few times. Thanks for the template.


Thanks so much for this awesome tutorial. I just have a question. When you say: "leave room for seam allowance", does that mean that the template doesn't include seam allowance and I should cut the pieces bigger than the template itself? Sorry if it's a silly question!


i love your version of the pinwheel. i'm not a fan of the traditional block, but this i love!

Amy :)

Thanks so much for sharing the template/tutorial! I've been itching to make a quilt lately and this seems like a nice one to do.


Your quilt is featured - how cool is that?! Congratulations!


Great tutorial, thanks so much for putting it together!


Well that seems easy enough! I'll have to give it a try!


Thanks for this tutorial! I am simply in love with this block!


And add "clipboard & sandpaper" to my list when I pick up that embroidery hoop.

odd dotty

Thank you for this! I can't wait to try it.




Great tutorial, Michelle! I'll have to try this sometime. I loved your original quilt.


Wonderful tutorial! I going to use this as a sewing project for my daughters (ages 12, 11, 9 and 7). They love to sew and this will be a fun one!


Great tutorial Michelle - thanks!


Thank you for your tutorial. i will definately give it a try.


Wow! That is great! Thank you for the tutorial...because I am in need of another hobby. ;-)


I love this quilt....thanks for the great tute!


i am so happy to finally have this tute on the template. i loved your quilt when i first saw it and this will be the next quilt i make!
thanks so much


Thanks for sharing a great tutorial and a great template!


thanks for the tutorial, michelle! that is a great little quilt.

Bonnie Minor

What a great way to use up scraps! I love the look of the mixed up background pieces the best.

I have a ruler called "add a quarter ruler" that would be so useful to put along the marked lines form teh template and cut against when cutting out the pieces... I wonder if any of the other comement posters above have heard of this type of ruler.. also you could simply use a clear ruler with the 1/4" mark... since it is all straight lines.

glad to have found your blog! ~bonnie


I just made an adjustment that ended up using less fabric, and made it easier to cut.

I made the template, adding in the 1/4 inch seam allowance, but I also cut out 3.5 inch strips of my fabric, and then laid the template on the strip, placing my ruler on top of it, and then used my rotary cutter to cut the shapes, and I just flipped the template (keeping the top side up!) working my way down the fabric strip, easy peasy!

I DID make the mistake of cutting one batch of fabric upside down, so I simply made some light fabric upside down, too - I'll use those as corner blocks maybe? ;)


couldn't you just stack a bunch of charm squares, and cut them the way you did the template? this way you skip the tracing, etc?

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