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High Heel Shoe quilt block tutorial

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017 by Lorna McMahon

Some shoe fanatic inspired me to design this quilt.

And today I am sharing the High Heel Shoe quilt block tutorial with you!

High Heel Shoe block finishes at 6” x 9”

Sew Fresh Quilts – High Heel Shoe block

Read through entire instructions before beginning.  Press seams open as you go. 

STOP: Stitch, Trim, Open & Press. To perform the STOP method, align a square (A) or rectangle (C) on the corner of the unit (B) with right sides facing together. Draw a diagonal line and sew along this diagonal line. Trim a ¼” seam. Finger press the seam open and then press with a hot iron. Press all seams open to reduce bulk.

For each SHOE block:
1 @ 1.5” square
1 @ 2” square
1 @ 1” x 4.5”
1 @ 3” x 4.5”
1 @ 4.5” x 8”
1 @ 1” x 1.5”
1 @ 1” x 9.5”
1 @ 1.5” x 4”
1 @ 2” x 9.5”
1 @ 4.5” x 5.5”
1 @ 4.5” x 5”
For each ROW:
2 @ 2” x 36.5”
Step 1:  Use the STOP method to add the Light (K) rectangle to the Background (M) rectangle, by aligning the bottom right corners. Then add the Medium (L) rectangle in the same manner. Use the STOP method to add the Background (D) square.

Step 2:  Sew the Medium (G) to the Dark (C). Use the STOP METHOD to add the Background (F) square. Sew this onto the bottom of the unit made previously.

Step 3:  Sew the Medium (E) to the Dark (A) and then add the Background (J) and (B) to the sides. Use the STOP method to add this onto the bottom of the unit made previously to complete the SHOE block. Make 4 SHOE blocks. Block measures 6.5” by 9.5” and will finish at 6” x 9”.
Step 4:  Sew the SHOE blocks together and add the Background (N) strips to the top and bottom to complete the ROW. Row measures 9.5” by 36.5” and will finish at 9” x 36”
Keep On Quilting On!
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22 Responses

  1. Nancy J says:

    Super design, and perfect to go on a gumboot bag for grand-daughter, or for her riding boots.Love the colours in the row of high heels.

  2. Patti says:

    Thanks for the pattern, Lorna! Maybe I'll try and work it into the \”Wizard of Oz\” quilt that I want to make some day!

  3. Sewmotion says:

    Oh my word, what will you think of next?! This is a fantastic block, well done and thanks for sharing!

  4. Love this Lorna – even the wedge-type shoe this pattern makes, before the heel is added. Thank you so much for sharing. Do you have the above pattern with the shoe layout? It looks awesome!

  5. Kathy says:

    So cute! This would be a great border block for a Marilyn Monroe quilt, so many options! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Paige says:

    Lorna, you are so creative! Thanks for the sharing!

  7. Cheryl says:

    Beautiful, every woman needs some pretty high heels!

  8. These shoes are so much fun! Thank you for sharing. I love all your designs!

  9. Kerry says:

    I'm not showing my daughter this! She'd want this one too! LOL!Such fun quilting!

  10. Ringo's mom says:

    I know just the shoe fanatic who will get this quilt at some time in the future!

  11. sam says:

    so cute. thank you for this pattern.

  12. Cathy Weber says:

    Yay!!! I've been watching for this one! My daughter in law love it. Thanks again!!!

  13. joolz says:

    Wonderfully fun pattern! Great job, as always!

  14. Marle says:

    Wow! I love your shoes!Thank you for sharing!

  15. KaHolly says:

    Lorna, you are too clever for words! And twice as generous!

  16. Laura says:

    So cute, Lorna! I have a friend who would love a shoe quilt.

  17. Great block! Thanks for sharing the tutorial.

  18. Ann says:

    Oh, I remember the days I wore heels to work. I loved them and felt so elegant. Thanks for the memory.

  19. Preeti says:

    Adding these to the bikini ladies and we have a beauty pageant – swimsuit round!!! You are awesome, Lorna.

  20. Julie Cefalu says:

    Love this design, Lorna. It's a sweet reminder of our feminine side!

  21. Ash Green says:

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