Country Sampler Quilt Project • Block #7
Block #1Block #2Block #3Block #4Block #5Block #6
Block #7Block #8

New block each month available exclusively for Country Register website readers.
Compliments of Debbie Mumm®

This scrappy quilt is the perfect project to complete over a length of time and to use up small pieces from your fabric stash. A new block will be presented each month (12 months) right here on The Country Register website with finishing directions to be supplies with the last block. By the end of the year's time, you’ll have a completed quilt just right for using in your home or giving as a gift. Use the photo (at left) to help you decide on fabric selections. Have fun making this cozy country quilt!

Make sure to read the General Directions for tips and guidleines before starting this project.

Block #7 • Tree Block

The fabric requirements for one block are listed with the instructions for each of the different blocks, so be sure to check the number of blocks required by the pattern before you start. Since this is a scrap quilt, you can choose to use different fabric combinations for each block you make or you may want to make multiples of each combination. Most of all, be sure to have fun with this quilt—it is time to play with fabric combinations and add a touch of whimsy to your work! Read all instructions before beginning and use ¼”—wide seams throughout. Read Cutting Strips & Pieces  prior to cutting fabric.

Fabric Requirements
Cut the following for each of eight blocks:

Fabric A (Green)

  • One 2 1/2” x 4 1/2” piece
  • Four 1 1/2” x 4 1/2” pieces

Fabric B (Blue or gray)

  • Two 2 1/2” squares
  • Two 2 1/8” x 2 1/2” pieces
  • Eight 1 1/2” squares

Fabric C (Brown)

  • One 1 1/4” x 2 1/2” piece


Making the Blocks
Make a total of eight blocks.

1) Refer to Quick Corner Triangle directions. FFor each block, sew one 2 1/2” Fabric B square to one 4 1/2” x 2 1/2” Fabric A piece. Press.
2) Sew one additional 2 1/2” Fabric B square to unit from step 1. Press.
3) Sew two 1 1/2” Fabric B squares to each of four 4 1/2” x 1 1/2” Fabric A pieces. Press.
4) Using 1/4” seams, sew one 1 1/4” x 2 1/2” Fabric D piece between two 2 1/8” x 2 1/2” Fabric B pieces. Press.
5) Sew units from step 2, 3, and 4 together as shown. Press. Tree block will now measure 4 1/2” x 8 1/2”.
  6) Sew one Tree block to left side of each House block. Press. There will be two extra tree blocks.

About Debbie Mumm

For more than twenty years, Debbie Mumm’s charming designs and distinctive style have captured the hearts and imaginations of quilters everywhere.
A talented designer and entrepreneur, Debbie got her start in the quilting industry in 1986 with seven quilt patterns. From this beginning, Debbie has led her company to become a multi-faceted enterprise that includes publishing, fabric design, and licensed art divisions.
The author of more than fifty books, Debbie shares her distinctive style with consumers by providing easy to follow instructions for quilt and craft projects as well as home decorating tips.
Honoring the richness of tradition and also exploring and sharing the freshness, excitement, and variety of contemporary trends is Debbie’s philosophy for her design work.


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