Quilted Kitchen: Amish Shoofly Block and Shoofly Pie Recipe

Shoofly

Shoofly Block

Cutting Requirements for 12″ finished block (precise 1/4″ seam allowance):

  • Purple:  Cut SIX (6) 2 3/4″ squares.
  • Purple:  Cut EIGHT (8) 2 1/2″ squares.
  • Purple:  Cut FOUR (4) 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ strips.
  • Purple:  Cut ONE (1) 3 1/4″ square
  • Yellow:  Cut SIX (6) 2 3/4″ squares.  On the reverse side draw a diagonal line, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time.
  • Yellow:  Cut TWO (2) 2 3/4″ squares.  Then cut these squares diagonally, corner-to-corner, ONE (1) time.  You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles.
  • Yellow:  Cut FOUR (4) 2 1/2″ squares.

Quilt Block Construction Diagram:

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Use the diagram (above) to put your Amish Shoofly Block together.

Shoofly Pie Recipe from Our Heritage of Health

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