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Quilt Along 2023 – ‘HOMETOWN’ by Diane Knott – Part 4


Quilt Along 2023 – ‘HOMETOWN’ by Diane Knott – Part 4

Quilt’s finished size: 150 x 150 cm (60” x 60”)

General Instructions:

The measurements given for cutting include seam allowances of 7 mm (1/4”), rounded to 15 mm (1/2”) for two seams. Make any necessary adjustments.
The measurements in the explanatory diagrams do not include seam allowances.
For the templates, add a seam allowance of 7 mm (1/4”) all around.

Cutting key:

: Square cut on one diagonal

For those preferring the traditional cutting method, note that you will find:

  • the templates on the pattern sheet (or at the end of the project); add seam allowances to them
  • the quantities in bold in the Cutting section of each step

Reminder of the necessary supplies for the project:

The fabrics are 110 cm (44”) wide.

  • Beige fabric, for the background:
    • o 3.7 m (4yd)
  • Assortment of many coloured fabrics, for the front of the houses:
    • o 1.2 m (11/3yd) total
  • Blue fabric, for the front of the castle:
    • o 25 cm (1/4yd)
  • Assortment of many light-coloured fabrics, for doors and windows:
    • o 30 cm (12”) total
  • Assortment of grey and brown fabrics, for roofs and tree trunks:
    • o 70 cm (3/4yd)
  • Assortment of 6 or 7 different green fabrics, for trees:
    • o 45 cm (1/2yd) total, including one measuring 10 cm (4”) for part 3
  • Orange fabric, for the pinwheels:
    • o 25 cm (1/4yd)
  • Green fabric, for the zig-zagging borders:
    • o 20 cm (8”)
  • Backing and batting: 160 x 160 cm (64” x 64”)

PART 4 – 6 F blocks

Cutting and Assembling:

Diagram 12:

For each of the 6 F blocks, cut:

  • From one fabric from the coloured assortment:
    • 4 F1 squares with 4 cm (11/2”) sides
    • 2 F2 rectangles measuring 4 x 9 cm (11/2” x 31/2”)
    • 1 F4 rectangle measuring 4 x 19 cm (11/2” x 71/2”)
  • From one fabric from the light-coloured assortment:
    • 2 F1 squares with 4 cm (11/2”) sides
    • 1 F3 rectangle measuring 4 x 6.5 cm (11/2” x 21/2”)
  • From the beige fabric:
    • 1 square with 5 cm (17/8”) sides, to make 2 F5 triangles
  • From one fabric from the grey assortment:
    • 1 F6 piece

Sew an F1 coloured square on each side of a light-coloured F square. Add an F2 rectangle beneath. Repeat and sew these assemblies on each side of an F3 rectangle.
Sew an F4 rectangle on top of the previous assembly.
Sew an F5 triangle on each side of an F6 piece and complete the F block above.
Make a total of 6 F blocks.

Diagram 13:

  • From the beige fabric:
    • 4 D rectangles measuring 5.3 x 11.5 cm (2” x 41/2”)
    • 1 A strip measuring 6.5 x 61.5 cm (21/2” x 241/2”)

Sew 3 F blocks and 2 D rectangles, by alternating them. Repeat and sew these assemblies above and beneath the A strip.
This 4th part should measure 26.5 x 61.5 cm (101/2” x 241/2”), with seam allowances.

Diane D. Knott

Diane Knott lives in Northern Georgia with her husband Chris and dog Rumi.
She is the author of SCRAP QUILT SECRETS and STRIP QUILT SECRETS and has recently designed a line of fabric for Blank Quilting.


Diane travels frequently, sharing her many quilts and love of patchwork with quilt guilds and workshop groups around the US.
Besides quilting, Diane loves travel, hiking in the local foothills, and cooking new recipes.
She is the mother of 3 adult children and enjoys frequent visits with them and family adventures.
In October of 2023 Diane and Chris are planning a beach wedding with their entire blended families!
Information about all of Diane’s work and teaching can be found on her website at

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