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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Yeah Eights - Block #18 of 30 Quilt Blocks in 30 Days Blog Hop and Quilt Along

Welcome to day 18 of
30 Quilt Blocks in 30 Days.

A blog hop and quilt along.
Every day in April there will be one super simple quilt block tutorial for the quilt along here
one designer showing a project with that block on their blog.

30 days of bloggers
showing new and different ways to use each of the
30 quilt blocks.

Today's all-star blogger is 

showing a project with 
Block 18 - Yeah Eights

Here's the block:

Size Unfinished: 10 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Finished Size: 10 x 10"

Cut 8 squares 3" x 3" - four blue / four white
Cut 2 rectangles 3" x 10 1/2" -  white

Stitch them together as laid out with 1/4" seams.

Stitch the squares in the middle together 
then stitch the top and bottom rectangles to the middle unit. 

By turning the blocks you get such an interesting pattern for a quilt.

Check out what our designer of the day, 
made with this block.

I am using Tula Pink's newest fabric collection, 
All Stars to show each block.

And you can win your own bundle of All Stars too.
The giveaway ends April 29th.
I will announce the winner on the last day of the blog hop
April 30th.

Click HERE to enter the giveaway.

Comment on the designer of the day and come back here to enter every day in April
for more chances to win the All Stars fabric bundle.

Here is the full schedule for the Blog Hop and links to tutorials for each block:

Project Designer

April 1st

Block 1- 4 Patch
April 2nd

Block 2 - Double Stuffed
April 3rd

April 4th
Block 4 - Dutch Door

April 5th

April 6th
Block 6 - Tacked Up

April 7th
Block 7 - Stripper

April 8th
Block 8 - Staggered

April 9th
Block 9 - Topsy Turvy

April 10th
Block 10 - Chunky Pinwheel

April 11th
Block 11 - Painted WIndow

April 12th
Block 12 - Broken Cinder Block

April 13th
Block 13 - Reaction

April 14th
Block 14 - Median Strip

April 15th
Block 15 - Center of Attention

April 16th

Block 16 - Bounce
April 17th

Block 17 - Sweet Sixteen
April 18th

Block 18 - Yeah Eights
April 19th

Block 19 - Weave
April 20th

Block 20 - Classic
April 21st

Block 21 - Spot
April 22nd

Block 22 - Cross Walk
April 23rd

Block 23 - Opposites Attract
April 24th

Block 24 - Possibility
April 25th

Block 25 - Camper Window
April 26th

Block 26 - Catching Z's
April 27th

Block 27 - Broken Stripes
April 28th

Block 28 - Stockade
April 29th

Block 29 - Dovetail
April 30th

Block 30 - Slow Tee
You can see all the blocks and quilts in one place:

If you are following along,
this is what we have so far in this modern sampler quilt.

3 columns finished
only 12 more blocks...


Needled Mom said...

This is another fun one. I love what Pat did with her version too.

ShirleyC said...

Both versions are pretty! I liked seeing how she used the brights and the gray for contrast.

QuiltE said...

Thanks for sharing all these patterns! Your pictures and explanations are very well done.
I can see myself strip piecing this one for a quick quilt.
Great inspiration over at Life In The Scrapatch with her finish. The same quilt/pattern can look so different in different fabrics.

Anonymous said...

Now that block makes an interesting all-over pattern! Thanks!

Cindy Maki said...

All the blocks are just fantastic. I am late to the game but am going to try them anyway. I love the purple and I also love the applique on Life In the Scrapatch as I am a sucker for flowers.

CathyQuilts said...

I really like that block, such simplicity that makes a statement in a quilt!

Unknown said...

Thanks for your inspiration, you always come up with blocks and layouts that really help me grow as quilter! Thanks for a chance at a giveaway!