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Quilt Blocks of the States- Washington

Washington - 12" Quilt Block

The next block in our State Quilt Block Series is Washington This block is best made in five distinct sections.

To print out the templates for F, C, G & D Click here.


To print out the PDF for the Setting in Seams Instructions Click here.


Here's a black and white map for easy identification of templates and their location.


Here is a diagram to show the five sections.





Cutting Instructions



Light Fabric (Light Green):
  • cut four 3 5/8"squares, and cut diagonally twice to make 16 triangles (E)
  • cut four 2 7/8"squares(H)
  • cut two 2 1/4"x 4 1/4" rectangles(I); and
  • cut one 2 1/4" x 7 1/4"rectangle(I)




  • Medium Fabric (Pink):
  • cut four 1 3/4" x 4 1/4" rectangles
  • cut four 4 1/4" x 1 3/4" rectangles(D)



  • Dark Fabric (Dark Green):
  • cut four 4 1/4" squares(A)
  • cut one 3 5/8" square and cut diagonally twice to make four triangles(B)
  • cut four 1 3/4" x 4 1/4" rectangles(F)
  • cut four 1 3/4" x 4 1/4" rectangles(G)





  • Sewing Instructions:

    Step 1: Cut out all of the pieces required according to the template map above and lay them out on your work surface.

    Step 2: Making sections 1 and 2, which are alike.

    Take an F&C polygon and sew them together.

    Take a G&D polygon and sew them together. Sew the FC to the GD units.


    Step 3: Take an E&B shape and sew them together. Repeat.


    Step 4: Sew the EB shapes to the CFGD unit.


    Step 5:Using the instructions on the Setting in Seams PDF, set in the two E triangle shapes and the one H shape, into the Section 1 unit. You will now have made on Section 1 piece. Repeat to make a Section 2.


    Step 6:Section 3 & 4 which are alike. Take an F&C polygon and sew them together. Take a G&D polygon and sew them together. Sew the FC to the GD units.


    Step 7:Take an E&B shape and sew them together. Repeat. Sew the EB shapes to the CFGD unit. Using the instructions on the Setting in Seams PDF, set in the two E triangle shapes and the one H shape into the section 1 unit.

    You will now have made on Section 3 piece. Repeat to make a Section 4.



    Step 8:Section 5. Take two A shapes and sew them to one small I. Repeat. Sew each IAI unit to the long I to make Section 5.



    Step 9:Now, finally, sewing the block together. Sew Section 3 & 4 to Section 5.


    Step 10:Sew Section 1 and Section 2 to either side of the middle row.


    Your block should measure 12-1/2" on all sides. It will measure 12" finished size when it is sewn into a quilt.

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