Step It Up Block Tutorial

By: Cori George from heyletsmakestuff.com
Step It Up Block Tutorial
Step It Up Block Tutorial
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Add a little color to your next quilting project with a block design that's been around for decades with this vintage inspired quilt block. This Step It Up Block Tutorial uses the traditional courthouse steps design, as well as the always popular quilt as you go method, meaning you can create this pretty block in no time at all. The courthouse steps pattern is a variation of the traditional log cabin quilt block, and uses foundation piecing to achieve its quick and easy block design. This QAYG tutorial is perfect for creating a full or mini quilt, or would look stunning as a pillow, so that you can proudly display your handwork for everyone to see. Embrace traditional quilting with this fun QAYG block tutorial.

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size12.5 inches wide x 12.5 inches long

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniqueQuilting


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I love the colors in this block! I've never made a courthouse steps block but I can't wait to try it.


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