Shoofly quilt block tutorial

Shoofly

Really..? This block can’t be any easier! A perfect starter quilt block, the Shoofly quilt block has all the necessary elements for a beginner quilter.

Shoofly quilt
via Twin Fibers

CUTTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE Shoofly QUILT BLOCK

You should 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 SizeCut 2 squares from Light & 2 from Dark fabricCut 4 squares from Light fabric & 1 square from Dark fabric
3”1-7/8”1.5”
6”2-7/8”2.5”
9”3-7/8”3.5”
12”4-7/8”4.5”
shoofly quilt
via Love, laugh, sew

NAMES OF THE BLOCK

Eight cornered box, Fifty four forty or Fight, Simplicity, Fence row quilt, Hole in the barn door

#REFERENCE: Maggie Malone “5500 Quilt Blocks Designs”
shoofly quilt
via Pam Kitty Morning

Block Variations

You can just change the layout of your fabric squares and maybe adding a color or two you can easily make the following variations of the block using the same tutorial. Some of these variations will be different tutorials as they have an extra interest.

You can find VIDEO tutorials for some of these block variations to the following links:

HOURGLASS

Shoofly quilt block variations

VIDEO TUTORIAL OF THE SHOOFLY QUILT BLOCK

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

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Zarkadia Quilting Co. is a home-based company that focuses on making special and unique quilts that hug and caress. Quilts are love, tenderness, warmth and cure. Enjoy and be inspired by this art form and know yourself in the process.

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