Make Your Favorite Fabric A Happy Scrappy Baskets Quilt

A Quilt Of Baskets For Spring Fabrics or Any time of Year

This pretty flower basket quilt block from Moda Blockheads 2018, is designed for a scrap quilt to use all your treasured fabric scraps. A patchwork of color is one of the simplest and quickest ways to use up every small scrap of fabric available. Hst’s added to the pieced basket, provide a basket filled with flowers.


Cut your own fabric, use jelly rolls, mini charms, or even charm packs in place of cutting 2 1/2” squares from your stash. Quick-pieced half square triangle units make up the flower tops of this scrappy basket, with rectangles to complete a 12 1/2 inch block (unfinished). A batch of blocks will help you make a quilt of baskets brimming with color in no time!

moda blockheads 2018 basket quilt block

Moda Block Heads Basket Block A Quilting Life
A random mix of prints provide a super-scrappy appearance for this quilt block, but the blocks look just as good designed in an orderly fashion if scraps aren’t your thing. Place one of the blocks on-point to create a lovely medallion center for a wall hanging. The pretty basket is perfect for throw pillow covers, or 3 in a row for a table runner.

moda blockheads 2018

Collection Of Moda Block Head Blocks Sewn By A Quilting Life
To make a 68″ x 85″Happy Scrappy Baskets quilt, The designer Corey Yoder of Coriander Quilts suggests that you could even substitute a layer cake in place of the 2 1/2” squares and the 3” squares, so almost every scrap is used. You’ll need a little fabric for the basket base, plus extra yardage for the background fabric.

Why not give this quaint Basket block a try using the free block pattern, beginners too!

There is a full pattern for a 68″ x 85″ quilt available for purchase.

Moda Blockheads are all about six celebrity quilt designers who unite to share a compendium of 48 stunning quilt-along blocks, plus six spectacular sampler-quilt patterns to showcase the beautiful blocks you make. Their book is available for purchase. Free block patterns are available on Moda’s Cutting Table and Bearcreek Quilting Company for a short while which you can get from here.

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