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Village Quilt Block Tutorial (plus FREE Village Quilt Pattern by Moda)

village quilt block tutorial

In this quilt block tutorial, we are going to show you how to make the village quilt block that is used in the Moda Village Quilt Pattern.

DOWNLOAD PATTERN:
Moda have kindly given us permission to share the pattern with you so you can download it and check out the tutorial below on how to make the quilt block. DOWNLOAD Village Quilt Pattern

Watch the step-by-step video below or scroll down for the written instructions

Start by cutting your pieces according to the downloadable pattern.

village quilt block tutorial

Take the first side roof piece and overlay it over the main roof. Sew with a quarter inch seam and press open.

Overlay the other side roof and sew with a quarter inch seam and press open.

Your village roof should look like this.

Now we need to trim the roof back to 5½” x 3″.

Start by trimming the top. You need to measure a quarter of an inch from the very top of the roof and then cut.

Flip the roof and line up the ruler at 3″ and then trim the base.

Now we need to trim the sides.

Start by lining up your ruler at the top of the roof with the 2¾” mark and cut.

Flip the roof and line up the ruler again at the 2¾” mark and cut.

Your finished roof should now measure 5½” x 3″.

Let’s create the base of the house.

Start by placing the square fabric over the rectangle and sew with a quarter-inch seam. Press open.

This is what it will look like.

Now place one rectangle over the middle and sew with a quarter inch seam and press open.

Do the same with the other side.

We are now ready to attach the roof to the base of the house.

Place the roof over the base and sew with a quarter inch seam and press open.

Your block is now complete.