Tulip Lady Fingers Quilt Block

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Skill level: Confident Beginner

If you like the look of the Honey Bee Quilt block, but don’t like the idea of applique work, then the Tulip Lady Fingers Quilt block would be a good substitute. Like the Honey Bee, it’s built on a 3×3 grid (aka nine-patch) with accents in each corner.  The central block could easily be switched out with a central nine-patch making it look even more like the Honey Bee. This block also lends itself well to fussy cutting a motif to use in that central square.

I wish I could tell you why the block was named Tulip Lady Fingers.  Granted, the corner patches do resemble tulips, but I don’t see any Lady Fingers, which I thought were a long rounded cookie. But it’s a lovely block with a lovely name!

Grouping Example

grouping illustration of tulip lady finger quilt blocks in straight rows

Block Construction

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Tulip LadyFingers Quilt Block Expanded

Coloring Sheets

Click to download coloring sheets of the tulip lady fingers quilt block

Pattern | Cutting charts

Click to download pattern for the Tulip Lady Fingers Quilt Block

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