Hey Mama! Sew Along – Block 2

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Hey Mama Sew Along

Welcome to Block 2 of the Hey Mama! sew along! This block is a modified Courthouse Steps. It isn’t too hard, so I hope you enjoy making it. Just a reminder: The finished block will be 9″ (9 1/2″ after piecing it together.)

Hey Mama! Quilting Sew Along - Block 2

Choose 3 red fabrics and 1 black fabric

Cut (Cut sizes include a 1/4” seam.)

Red #1:  1 square, 3 1/2” x 3 1/2”

Red #2: 4 rectangles, 2” x 3 1/2”

Red #3:  4 rectangles, 2” x 6 1/2”

Black:  8 squares, 2” x 2”

1. Sew a black 2” x 2” square on each end of two of the red #2 rectangles, 2” x 3 1/2”. Press toward the black.

Hey Mama Block 2 Step 1

2. Sew a black 2” x 2” square on each end of two of the red #3 rectangles, 2” x 6 1/2”. Press toward the black.

Hey Mama Block 2, Step 2

3. Sew a red #2 rectangle, 2” x 3 1/2”, on the top and bottom of the red#1 square, 3 1/2” x 3 1/2”.

Press toward the center.

Hey Mama Block 2, Step 3

4. Sew a unit from step 1 to the sides of the block. Press outward.

Hey Mama Block 2, Step 4

5. Sew a red #3 rectangle, 2” x 6 1/2”, to the top and bottom of the block. Press toward the center.

 

6. Sew a unit from step 2 to the sides of the block. Press outward.

Hey Mama Block 2, Step 6

And there you have it! Not too hard, right? Here is the pdf download, if you’d like to print the pattern. I hope you enjoy this block. Next month we’ll be introducing some triangles! Are you ready? I know you are!

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