Arctic Vortex Quilt Along Week 4

Have you seen all the amazing Vortex blocks popping up?? This week we’re making 3 more blocks. If you’re making the mini quilt, you’re still on pause until Week 5.

Arctic Vortex Quilt Along

Dates: September 14 through November 23, 2021
Duration: 10 weeks
Quilt Sizes: Tree skirt or hexagonal quilt:

  • Large: 53” x 61”
  • Medium: 47” x 56”
  • Mini: 23” x 28”


Week 1: Pick your fabrics, get your pattern, plan your coloring sheet
Week 2: Cut, label, and organize your pieces
Week 3: Make 3 Vortex Blocks
Week 4: Make 3 Vortex Blocks
Week 5: Make 6 Setting Triangles
Week 6: Make 6 Setting Triangles << YOU ARE HERE
Week 7: Assemble quilt top
Week 8: Prepare to quilt
Week 9: Quilt
Week 10: Bind

Read the FAQs

Step 1: Make 3 Vortex blocks.

You’re a pro at these after last week, but in case you want a refresher, here are the videos on sewing tricky angles and partial seams:

Step 2: Share!

Share your 3 beautiful Vortex blocks on Instagram using #ArcticVortexQAL


This week’s prize is a 2022 Quilter’s Planner with the layout of your choice!

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Head over to the Instagram post for details on the giveaway! Best of luck!

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