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8 of Our Favorite Quilt Block Patterns + 20 Top Patterns

8 of Our Favorite Quilt Block Patterns There are endless numbers of quilt block designs you can use in your quilt patterns, but sometimes it can be hard to find the real winners. That's why we've collected 8 of our Favorite Quilt Block Patterns, so you can try the most popular quilt blocks we have. If there's one thing these quilting blocks all have in common, it's their stashbusting power. Most of our top quilt squares are scrap quilt blocks, so you can use them to give leftover fabric a new purpose.

 

"Patterns for Quilting: 8 Free Quilt Block Patterns to Make a Quilt for Your Home" eBook

Patterns for Quilting 8 Free Quilt Block Patterns to Make a Quilt for Your Home Every quilt has a foundation, the quilt block, which helps structure the quilt from the very beginning. Think of the approach you'd like to take with your next quilt pattern and look inside Patterns for Quilting 8 Free Quilt Block Patterns to Make a Quilt for Your Home, which has a variety of quilt block patterns and designs. You'll find it all from applique quilt blocks to scrap quilt patterns, all of which will bring out the best in your pattern and give you the best tutorials possible to help improve your quilting techniques.

 

Giant Dresden Plate Block

Giant Dresden Plate Block Break free from the standard square quilt pattern with the Giant Dresden Plate Block. Don't be intimidated by the look of this Dresden plate pattern you'll be using the same wedge rulers to cut the pieces you'll be strip quilt piecing together. Whether you use fabrics from your favorite collection or you just want to make some scrap quilt patterns, the Dresden plate quilts you'll be making will surely stand out no matter where they are. There's no limit to what can be done with such uniquely large quilt block patterns.

 

Orange Windows Quilt Block

Orange Windows Quilt Block The Orange Windows Quilt Block looks similar to more complicated quilt block patterns with curved piecing, but it's actually a much easier applique block. The effect combines the look of orange peel quilt blocks and faux cathedral windows quilts.

 

Disappearing 16 Patch Block

Disappearing 16 Patch Block You've heard of a disappearing 9 patch quilt, but have you seen a Disappearing 16 Patch Block? It uses the same logic behind a magic nine patch quilt to create colorful quilt blocks that look like they're full of diamonds. Cutting the original 16 patch into quarter triangles and then joining two triangles together for each square creates a block with an on-point 4 patch in the center. Disappearing nine patch quilt patterns are the best ways for more experienced quilters to start working on variations of more traditional quilt blocks.

 

Bejeweled Quilt Block Pattern

Bejeweled Quilt Block Pattern Use the Bejeweled Quilt Block Pattern if you want to include tumbling blocks in your design but you'd rather not make an entire tumbling block quilt pattern. In this tumbler quilt block, pieces of fabric end up looking like colorful faces of a gemstone.

 

Herringbone String Block

Herringbone String Block Make a classy and quick quilt block with this pattern for a Herringbone String Block. String quilting provides a simple way to make scrappy quilt patterns and the strip quilt piecing design will give any quilt you use this quilt block pattern in an intricate, but clean appearance. You can start new scrap quilting patterns while cleaning out your leftover fabrics drawer to make individual quilt blocks in the string quilt style that look very professional when finished.

 

Magician's Disappearing 9 Patch

Magicians Disappearing 9 Patch The Magician's Disappearing 9 Patch magic nine patch quilt block is the perfect beginning to a gorgeous and creative quilt. This disappearing nine patch quilt block is basic enough that you can use any type of fabric to create a truly remarkable quilt for any occasion, and its so simple! Easily construct a quilt pattern with a complex appearance simply by piecing together these magical quilt block patterns. There's no easier way for quilters to turn their quilts into totally new patterns than with the daring, but easy disappearing nine patch quilt block.

 

Perfect Pineapple Blossoms Block

Perfect Pineapple Blossoms Block Log cabin quilt patterns are very popular, and if you're looking for something a little different, you'll love the Perfect Pineapple Blossoms Block. See how to make log cabin quilt variations with a very similar technique that really comes to life with the right fabric. Any new spring quilt patterns you may be working on you might be working on will grab so much more attention with these quilt block patterns popping with color on it. Use some scrappy quilt leftovers or a seasonal color scheme for some quilt blocks with a contemporary vibe.

 

Supersized 1930s Style Morning Star Quilt Block

Supersized 1930s Style Morning Star Quilt Block Add the bright Supersized 1930s Style Morning Star Quilt Block to your next star quilt pattern or vintage pattern to really make it shine. It's got a certain look of geometric complexity, but this helpful tutorial breaks down all of the basics into steps that will make this star quilt pattern much easier to make. It's bright and cheerful design makes it perfect for a delicate bed quilt or as part of a star quilt block sampler.

 

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