The fascination with Log Cabin blocks is still strong, and I have developed a second template!

This one is for small 4-inch blocks with narrow bars measuring just over 1/4″.

4intemplateLCThey are surprisingly easy to sew up and I am rather addicted myself. For this sample quilt that you are seeing in progress, I am using Michael Miller Cotton Couture in yummy chalky pastels coupled with Graphite.

4intempaltestackPaper pieced log cabins are perfect for sewing at night when a little tired – really, all you need is to sew on the black lines. You don’t even have 1/4″ seam allowances to deal with! I put on a good audio book and plant myself in front of  the sewing machine with a little ironing station next to me and off we go!

To share the joy I have made the templates available as a digital download on Etsy and Craftsy. In addition, you can also order packs of pre-printed and cut templates that you will get mailed to you.

Here are the links to the Craftsy and Etsy stores:

4-inch block as digital download – Etsy

4-inch block. Pack of 24 – Etsy

4-inch block as digital download – Craftsy



Have fun with these! They make some truly exquisite blocks!



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