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Bricks-RWB

Click here to download the RWB Bricks Instruction sheet (PDF file)

Because my quilts are scrappy and made from stash, fabric yardage calculations for most of my quilt instructions are not  available and when included, they are estimates only - click here for more information.

If you have problems opening the above link, right click on it and save it to your computer and then open it. Email me with any questions or problems at mmcjohnson@gmail.com

Please note: Read over the instructions carefully before beginning and please email me with any questions.

I made my version in yellows and browns – the finished top on the design wall.

My finished quilt

Rebecca made a RWB version

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10 comments on “Bricks-RWB

  1. Jan Ivey on said:

    Forgot to say – Press all seams in each row the same way, alternating between rows. Press Row 1 to left. Press Row 2 to right, etc. This makes joining corners between rows easier and neater.

  2. Jan Ivey on said:

    Love this pattern! I simplied it (for me anyway)and made quicker by eliminating some seams and sewing in rows instead of blocks. Less time matching seams and less thread tails to cut. Instead of 35 blocks, you have 21 rows [repeat of 7 x 3].

    I cut 6-1/2″ bricks throughout except for the 3-1/2″ white squares and 7 ea. blue and red 3-1/2″ squares. Chain sewed each group of seven identical rows, then joined one row from each set in one long seam. To handle easier, I sewed rows in groups of 7, then joined the three groups.

    Cut is 105 3-1/2″ white squares, 7 each 3-1/2″ red and blue squares; 49 each red and blue bricks 3-1/2″ x 6-1/2″.

    Less matching of seams, less thread tails to cut. It’s not scrappy but still very attractive for 3 fabrics. Hope this makes sense.

  3. Sheila Nichols on said:

    Yellow and brown, RWB, scrappy, doesn’t matter. This is a very nice pattern, Mary. You did good : )

  4. Bobbi in Alabama on said:

    Thank you once again for another free pattern. And it is a great one. I like that the pieces are cut from 3.5″ strips because I would think it would go together fairly quick. Love the borders. I can see this in a lot of color combos.

  5. marilyn durbin on said:

    WOW THAT IS PRETTYYYYY

  6. Thanks Mary. Sure to appreciate all you do!

  7. pat bailey on said:

    thank u so very much. a beginning quilter and some too difficult but this one looks ok.

  8. Jan Smith on said:

    Mary, you are so generous with your patterns. In RWB this will make a great QOV, but I can see it many other colors. Thank you!

  9. Cynthia on said:

    Thanks Mary!

  10. Rebecca in Maine on said:

    Thanks, Mary, for providing this. Takes all the work out of it for me. You’re doing great sorting fabric and things. I probably would have started cutting a new quilt (or 2 or 3) before now.

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