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The Garden of Eden Quilting Block

 

clipart picture of garden of Eden Quilt Blocks

 

 

grids of the Garden of Eden quilt blockThe Garden of Eden is another 5-patch quilt block.  You can see the black lines separating the grids in the picture to the left.  Each diamond block takes up two grids  As you can see from the picture, you can make the diamonds from half square triangles.  You can cut a square for the center, and rectangles for the sides or lattice.

 

the Garden of Eden Quilt BlockHowever, it always looks better to remove seams, when possible.  The squares turned on point can be made from the Diamond in a Square Quilt Block. 

 

Follow the link above for instructions on how to make this block.  There is a chart at the bottom of the page to help you determine the size to cut the squares.

 

This is a great sampler block, but also looks good on its own.  You can unify the block by cutting the center square from the same fabric, or you can made the quilt very scrappy. 

 

Here is a visual of this block with a couple other 5-patch quilt blocks.  Notice how well the 5-patches work together.  That is why the grids and patches are so important.

 

 

 

Double Churndash Quilt BlockGarden of Eden Quilt Block

broken dishes quilt block

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bear Claw Quilt Block

Quilt Sizes

 

Miniature      <36"
   
Wall Hanging any size
   
Baby

36x36 up to 52x52

   
Lap

52-68 x 52-78

   
Twin

64-72 x 86-96

   
Full

70-88 x 88-100

   
Queen

88-99 x 94-108

   
King

94-108 x 94-108

 

Pre-cut Quilt Squares

 

4-Patch

Many beginning quilters like to buy quilt pre-cut quilt squares. While it is convenient, be aware you will need a lot of them. Here is approx how many 4-inch squares you need for the following size quilts without borders.

 

Crib 168
 
Twin 529
 
Double 624
 
Queen 728

 

 

 HOW TO ASSEMBLE YOUR QUILT 

 
Backing
 
Batting
 
Binding
 
Borders and Sashing
 
Pinning the Layers
 
Quilting Your Project

 

 

Resources for Frugal Living

 

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Eagle for www.allthingsclipart.com

Squirrel for www.frugalhappyfamilies.com

Wood Stove for www.minipreppers.com

Churn Dash Quilt block for www.frugalquilting.com

4 patch quilt block for www.scrappyquilting.com

 

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