Free Spinning Pinwheel Block Pattern

Paper piecing is a fabulous way to use up scraps. With the FREE Spinning Pinwheel block you have the opportunity to use every color on the color wheel too.

Spinning Pinwheel Paper Piecing Sewing Pattern - FREE

When paper piecing, Nadra recommends you to reduce the stitch length on the sewing machine a little (approx. 1.5). The paper is perforated more often when sewing and can be removed more easily later. Great tip!


  • 24 scraps, approx. 4 ″ x 6 ″
  • 1 fat quarter white cotton fabric
  • Transparent drawing paper
  • Sewing Machine
  • Basic sewing supplies

Finished block size: 12″. Perfect for a quilt block or mini quilt.

If you are wondering what to do with any leftover triangle scraps, check out the video below.

Quilting is a great way to make the most of your leftover fabric scraps. So, be sure to check out our quilting videos and find inspiration for your next project.

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