Disappearing pinwheel

A simple quilt block using a layer cake (10” squares)

Disappearing pinwheel block

For each block you’ll need a 10” plain and a 10” print block


  • Sew together 1/4 inch around all the 10” squares
  • Press and cut on the diagonal in both directions
  • Open out all the pieces, press to ‘print’ fabric
  • Sew four of these together to create a pinwheel
  • Press seams. Measure 2 1/4” from centre seam and cut top to bottom on both sides of centre seam
  • Move the outside pieces around bottom to top
  • Sew new sides to centre

Disappearing pinwheel block

Download the full disappearing Pin Wheel pattern