My next block is called Jewel – I’m guessing because the centre octagon is made up from jewel shaped diamonds.
This block uses three colours, and I chose to use dark blue, mid blue and yellow. I paper pieced the block – it’s not standard squares and triangles, so this was the easiest method.
I think that this block has a kind of optical illusion effect when you look at it, a bit like a kaleidoscope!
We are making the blocks from the following book over the next year:
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