Jeanne Throgmorton’s pin on Pinterest. The Goose Creek quilt block is an alternating nine patch and square in a square quilt blocks. Typically it is easier to alternate blocks with the same grid, but in this case the nine patch works well with the 2 by 2 grid square in a square. Even though this
The Old Maids Puzzle quilt block as shown in this layout is set on a 3 by 3 grid and uses a square and half square triangles units. This block is very simple and flexible in the different sizes that it can be made into. Over at the myquiltgenie blog, it and other variations of this
The Sisters Choice quilt block is set on a 5 by 5 grid layout and uses squares and half square triangle units. It’s a good block for a beginning quilter with it’s basic units and equal layout. A quick reference page is available for 3 block sizes to use in your next quilt project.
Starry Night quilt block is a 5 by 5 grid layout quilt block that uses square, half square triangle and peaky and spike units for a visually appealing quilt block. A quick reference is available for 3 different quilt block sizes with links to create the block’s units.
Mrs Kellers Nine Patch quilt block is a 5 by 5 grid layout quilt block that works well with other 5 by 5 blocks such as Goose in the Pond. There is a calculator available to preview a layout as well as cutting instructions for a variety of finished block sizes. This block is great for
The Next Door Neighbor quilt block is a great basic skill quilt block. Since it uses squares and half square triangle units, there isn’t much math involved other than counting how many types of pieces needed for each fabric. You will have to calculate what size to cut your pieces for the half square triangle
The 54-40 or Fight quilt block is one of my favorites and I have created a variety of calculators for quilts, potholders, coasters and mug rugs. Each of the calculators will give you many variations of finished block size, number or blocks and even methods of making the 54-40 or Fight block, but here is
There are many variations of blocks that can be created as a 16 patch using half square triangle units. The Yankee Puzzle Variation found at Delaware Quilts is a great example. This block uses 3 fabric groups with a factor of 4 for unit sizes.
Here we have the Pinwheel Star from the Delaware Quilts Block of the Month. The way I look at a quilt block to figure out how to make and size it, is first to look at the grid it fits on and then the factors for the units and pieces needed to make the quilt block.
Pinterest is quickly becoming a top social website and my personal quilting, crafting and inspiration bonanza. For those of you who haven’t yet experienced what Pinterest can do for you, let’s begin by learning how it works.