Tall House Block: FREE Scrappy Quilt Block Pattern

About this Quilt

Tall House Block

Tall House Block
Designed by ELIZABETH ANGUS
Skill Level INTERMEDIATE
Finished Block Size
5 x 10
Free Quilt Block Download
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It Takes a Village: Scrappy Pieced & Appliqud House Wall Quilt Pattern

Cutting Instructions
Note: Piecing templates are on the PDF pattern download.

  • Background fabric
    • 1 each Templates A and A reversed (Ar)
    • 2 rectangles 1 x 2
    • 1 rectangle 1 x 2
  • Chimney fabric
    • 2 rectangles 1 x 2
  • House front fabric
    • 1 rectangle 1 x 3
    • 2 strips 1 3/8 x 4
    • 2 rectangles 1 3/8 x 2
    • 1 Template B
  • Roof fabric
    • 1 Template C
  • House side fabric
    • 2 strips 1 3/8 x 6
    • 2 rectangles 1 x 2
  • Door fabric
    • 1 strip 1 x 4
  • Window fabric
    • 1 strip 1 x 3
    • 1 rectangle 1 x 2

Piecing the Block

  1. Referring to Diagram I, sew together 2 background fabric 1 x 2 rectangles, 2 chimney fabric 1 x 2 rectangles, and background fabric 1 x 2 rectangle to make chimney row.
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  2. Referring to Diagram II and aligning match points, sew together A and Ar, B, and C to make roof row.
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  3. Using house front fabric strips and rectangles, window fabric 1 x 2 rectangle and door fabric 1 x 4 strip, make house front (Diagram III -A). Using house side fabric strips and rectangles and window fabric 1 x 3 strip, make house side (Diagram III-B).
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  4. Referring to Diagram IV , stitch together house front and side, then add chimney row and roof row to make Tall House Block.
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The It Takes a Village wall quilt (47 x 55) is patterned in the May/June 2013 issue of McCall’s Quilting.
It Takes a Village: Scrappy Pieced & Appliqud House Wall Quilt Pattern