The Pinwheel quilt block is one of the most used blocks, in the quilting world. As part of another block or on its own, it is really easy and we could call it a core block.

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Cutting Instructions for the Pinwheel quilt block

Always remember FINISHED SIZE means the size it will be in a completed quilt. The measurements given already have the ¼ inch allowance included.

Finished Block Size Cut 2 squares from dark and 2 from light fabric
4 inches 2 7/8”
8 inches 4 7/8”
12 inches 6 7/8”
16 inches 8 7/8”

Quilts made from the Pinwheel quilt block

If you have made a quilt using this block, you could write about it in the comments section, and so we could add it here!

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Quilt-It Simple Simon and Company Modern handcraft

Names of the block

Broken wheel, Corn design, Crow’s foot, Fan mill, Four leaf clover, Fly, Kathy’s ramble, Millwheel, Mosaic #9, Old crow, Sugarbowl, Watermill, Windmill

REFERENCE: Maggie Malone “5500 Quilt Blocks Designs”

Video tutorial of the Pinwheel quilt block

I hope you will enjoy this video tutorial on how to make the PINWHEEL quilt block and don’t forget to subscribe to my channel for more quilt blocks!

Do you have a tutorial for this block?

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