Instructions

1. Lay out nine each of four different blocks, alternating red/yellow on two sides and navy/burgundy on the other two sides. (Diagram 1)
























2. Using accurate 1/4” seams and starting in the center with the pink square and shortest log, piece all the blocks, pressing seams away from the center. (Diagram 2)
























3. Make four stacks of nine identical blocks with the red/yellow sides toward the center. Sew blocks together in pairs then sew pairs together. (Diagram 3)
























4. Sew blocks together in pairs, then sew pairs together (Diagram 4)

























5. Sew pairs together to finish the top. (Diagram 5)

























From Log Cabin Quilts by Rita Weiss & Linda Causee, published by

Sterling Publishing. There are 18 more Log Cabin quilts in this book.

Antique Log Cabin Quilt Top

© Creative Partners, LLC. 

designed by Margrette Carr


Approximate Size: 61" x 61"

Size of block: 10" finished


Materials

1 1/8 yds each red, yellow, navy, burgundy (logs)

7/8 yd pink (centers)

Cutting

36 squares, 2 1/2” x 2  1/2 ”, pink (centers)

from each of the red, yellow, navy and burgundy, cut:

9 strips, 1 1/2" x 2 1/2" (log 1)

18 strips, 1 1/2" x 3 1/2" (logs 2, 3)

18 strips, 1 1/2" x 4 1/2" (logs 4, 5)

18 strips, 1 1/2" x 5 1/2" (logs 6, 7)

18 strips, 1 1/2" x 6 1/2" (logs 8, 9)

18 strips, 1 1/2" x 7  1/2" (logs 10, 11)

18 strips, 1 1/2" x 8 1/2" (logs 12, 13)

18 strips, 1 1/2" x 9 1/2" (logs 14, 15)

9 strips, 1 1/2" x 10 1/2" (log 16)

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