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Puppy Quilt Block

for Puppy & Pals Quilt


dog and cat and fish quilt block pattern

PUPPY BLOCK: page 4 of 6

12.5" high x 14.5" wide


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Page 4: Puppy Block
Page 1: Supplies    Page 2: Cat    Page 3: Cat    Page 5: Bone    Page 6: Assemble & Finish

Puppy Block

puppy quilt block The puppy block consists of rectangles, squares, and triangles. There is one puppy block in the quilt.


Size (block sizes are given as unfinished blocks - not yet stitched together)

The puppy block measures 12.5" high x 14.5" wide

When all blocks and rows are stitched together, the quilt measures 36.5" high x 37.5" wide

All seams are 1/4".

Cutting Instructions

Quantity to cut is in parentheses, and is enough to make 1 puppy block. BG means background fabric.

Whole Pieces
(1) 2.5" x 2.5" Ear Fabric
(1) 8.5" x 4.5" Puppy Fabric (body)
(2) 2.5" x 4.5" Puppy Fabric (legs)
(1) 4.5" x 2.5" Puppy Fabric (chest)
(1) 2.5" x 6.5" Puppy Fabric (head)
(2) 2.5" x 2.5" Puppy Fabric (back paw; nose)
(1) 6.5" x 4.5" BG Fabric
(2) 2.5" x 2.5" BG Fabric
(1) 2.5" x 4.5" BG Fabric
(1) 4.5" x 4.5" BG Fabric

Split Pieces (will be split into triangles)
(1) 3" x 5" BG Fabric
(1) 3" x 5" Puppy Ear Fabric

Split Pieces Tail
(1) 3.5" x 3.5" Puppy Tail Fabric
(1) 3.5" x 3.5" BG Fabric

For Split Pieces: Upper Legs; Face
(2) 3.5" x 3.5" Puppy Fabric
(2) 3.5" x 3.5" BG Fabric

For Split Pieces: Front Paw
(1) 1.5" x 1.5" Puppy Fabric
(1) 1.5" x 1.5" BG Fabric

Directions

REMEMBER: ALL SEAMS ARE 1/4"

For all blocks, the background fabric is shown in grey. Refer to separate instructions on squaring down.

ASSEMBLE:

puppy quilt block Row A: tail, main body and hind leg

Tail
Cut the 3.5" x 3.5" background and tail fabric pieces on the diagonal and arrange as shown for Row A, top. Stitch them together and square down to 2.5". You will have one tail / background square. Sew the 2.5" tail square to a 2.5" background square as shown. Stitch that strip to a 6.5" x 4.5" background strip.

Main Body
The 8.5" x 4.5" piece of puppy fabric makes up the main body.

Hind Leg
Create one 2.5" square divided diagonally of background fabric and puppy fabric for the upper leg. Sew that to a 2.5" x 2.5" square of puppy fabric.

This creates the lower leg's paw. Sew that strip on the left to a 2.5" x 4.5" strip of puppy fabric, and on the right to a 4.5" x 4.5" square of background fabric.

puppy quilt block

puppy quilt block Row B: ear, front leg, chest

Ear
Cut one 3" x 5" piece from the background fabric and the puppy ear fabric. Cut them on the diagonal as shown in the photograph. Stitch together and square down the piece to 2.5" wide x 4.5" high. Stitch a 2.5" x 2.5" square of puppy ear fabric to the bottom. Sew that strip to a 2.5" x 6.5" strip of puppy fabric on the right, as shown.

puppy quilt block Front Leg
Create one 2.5" x 2.5" square divided diagonally of background fabric and puppy fabric for the front upper leg (cut 3.5" squares diagonally, stitch them together and square down to 2.5"). Sew together with a 2.5" x 2.5" square of background fabric as shown. Sew that strip to the right of a 2.5" x 4.5" strip of puppy fabric.

puppy quilt block Chest
Sew a strip of 4.5" x 2.5" puppy fabric in the center of the head and lower leg pieces.

Row B is now complete.

Row C: face, front paw

puppy quilt block Face
Create two 2.5" diagonally divided squares of puppy fabric and background fabric as shown. Sew together with a 2.5" square of puppy fabric in the center. This completes the face.

puppy quilt block Paw:
Cut one 1.5" x 2.5" piece of puppy fabric, and one 1.5" x 2.5" piece of background fabric. Stitch them together to create one 2.5" square.

Stitch face to a strip of 2.5" x 4.5" background fabric. Under that, stitch on the paw.

Page 4: Puppy Block
Page 1: Supplies    Page 2: Cat    Page 3: Cat    Page 5: Bone    Page 6: Assemble & Finish

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