Quilted Kitchen: Sunflower Quilt Block and Sunflower Pesto Recipe

 Sunflower

Sunflower Quilt Block




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

  • Blue:  Cut FOUR (4) 1 3/4″ squares
  • Blue:  Cut TWO (2) 3 3/4″ squares.  Then cut each square diagonally, corner-to-corner, TWO (2) times.  You will end up with FOUR (4) triangles per square.
  • Blue:  Cut FOUR (4) 4 1/2″ squares
  • Sienna:  Cut FOUR (4) 3″ squares
  • Sienna:  Cut TWO (2) 1 3/4″ x 4 1/2″ strips
  • Yellow:  Cut SIXTEEN (16) 2″ squares
  • Yellow:  Cut ONE (1) 1 3/4″ x 4 1/2″ strip

Quilt Block Construction Diagram:

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Using this image (above) as a guide, sew your Sunflower together as you would a basic Nine-Patch block, piecing the corner portions then the center and finally the block.

Sunflower Seed Pesto Recipe from Bon Appétit




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