Quilt Along: In and Out Quilt – Week 4 of 5

Hello again!  It’s time for Week 4 of the “In and Out” Quilt Along!

In this assignment, we are going to start forming the blocks for our In and Out quilt.

This is when the process gets exciting because you get to see the blocks come together.

So let’s get started!

Constructing the Block

Sew the half square triangles to the 4 1/2″ background and pastel squares as shown.  Choose colors for your rows randomly.

Row 1 – Randomly select 2 half-square triangles and one 4 1/2″ background square. Sew together as shown.

Make 48 Row 1 units.






Press seams toward the pastel fabric.  Press inner seams inward to create flat seams.










Row 2 -Randomly select 1 4 1/2″ pastel unit and two 4 1/2″ background units. Sew together as shown.

Make 24 Row 2 units






Press seams toward the pastel fabric.








4. Sew two Row 1 units and one Row 2 unit together as shown to form the 12 1/2″ block.

Make 24 block.










Press long seams upward, away from you.










Your blocks will finish to be 12 1/2 inches.

That’s it!

Here are my 24 blocks.










That’s it for this week!  Here is a schedule of what we will be working on each week so you have an idea of what’s coming.

Week 1Introduction, choose fabric for quilt.

Week 2 Cutting the pieces you will need to make the quilt.

Week 3Sew half square triangles.

Week 4Assemble blocks.

Week 5Sew the blocks together into the full quilt.

Week 6Show and Tell – See quilts from other quilters!

And be sure to forward the link to this page to your friends. They can jump in any time and quilt this free pattern along with us!

Happy Quilting,


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