Floating Churn Dash
Why is this block called a
Floating Churn Dash? Because the background completely surrounds the churn
dash, making it “float” on the background square.
Your finished block should be 9 1/2 inches square. (9 inches when in the quilt)
Check your measurements very carefully. Each block should
measure 9 1/2 inches when it is finished. Accuracy from beginning to end will assure that your blocks come out perfectly. Measure carefully, sew carefully, and you will have a perfect block.
For the Churn Dash block you will need –
Four 3 inch squares of your churn dash fabric
Five 3 1/2 inch squares of your background fabric
Four 3 1/2 by 2 inch rectangles of BOTH the background and the churn dash fabric
You can find directions to make a Floating Churn Dash quilt here.