Cabana Block Tutorial

Howdy Sewing Fools! I am so excited to share this Summer Cabana block I created for the Fabri-Quilt New Block Blog Hop 2015.

Fabric Requirements

6 Fat Eights from Fabri-Quilt. Here are the colors:

White #160-9800
Coral # 160-9849
Turquoise #160-9831
Chartreuse #160-9876
Lapis Blue #160-9819
Pale Aqua 160-9862

Fabri-quilt fabric for Blog Hop
Cutting Instructions

White

  • Cut 1 – 5″ x WOF
    • Subcut to 1 – 5″ x 12.5″
    • Subcut to 5 – 1″ x 12.5″
  • Cut 1 – 2″ x WOF
    • Subcut to 8 – 2″ x 1.5″

Coral & Turquoise

  • Cut 1 – 2″ x WOF
    • Subcut to 1 – 2″ x 6.5 & 1 – 2″ x 1.5″

Chartreuse & Lapis Blue

  • Cut 1 – 2″ x WOF
    • Subcut to 1 – 2″ x 9.5″ & 1 – 2″ x 4.5″

Pale Aqua

  • Cut 2 – 2.25″ x WOF
    • Subcut to 2 – 2.25″ x 12.5″

Fabric cut and ready for piecing

Sewing Instructions

  1. Join 6.5″ Coral and Turquoise pieces to a 1.5″ White piece. Press away from white.
  2. Add 4.5″ Chartreuse to Coral column and Lapis Blue to Turquoise column. Press away from white.
  3. Add 1.5″ White piece to the end of each of those columns. Press away from white.
  4. Join 1.5″ Coral and Turquoise pieces to a 1.5″ White piece. Press away from white.
  5. Add 9.5″ Chartreuse to Coral column and Lapis Blue to Turquoise column. Press away from white.
  6. Add 1.5″ White piece to the end of each of those columns. Press away from white.
  7. Join columns together as illustrated. Press away from white.

Beach Cabana Block

 

The stripes remind me of a beach cabana on a summer day. I really like this block, but where it really shines is in a quilt. Check out what happens when you put these together!

Beach Cabana Quilt

Want more block tutorials using these fabrics? Everyone below has a 12.5″ block tutorial. Enjoy!

Monday, August 31st
Host – Yvonne @Quilting Jetgirl
Kelly @Quilting it Out
Martha @Once a Wingnut
Irene @Patchwork and Pastry
Cassandra @The (not so) Dramatic Life
Bernie @Needle and Foot
Silvia @A Stranger View
Wanda @Wanda’s Life Sampler
Sandra @Musings of a Menopausal Melon
Vicki @Orchid Owl Quilts
Jess @Quilty Habit
Diana @Red Delicious Life
Chelsea @Patch the Giraffe
Margo @Shadow Lane Quilts
Renee @Quilts of a Feather

Tuesday, September 1st
Host – Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs

Wednesday, September 2nd
Host – Stephanie @Late Night Quilter

Thursday, September 3rd
Host – Terri Ann @Childlike Fascination

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