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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.


Victorian Jewel Box Block

Victorian Jewel Box Block Create a vintage-inspired quilt block pattern fit for a queen with this Victorian Jewel Box Block. By using deep purple, hot pink, and other jewel toned fabrics, this free quilt block design really looks like a collection of bright rubies and sapphires! If you are familiar with using half square triangle quilt patterns to form diamond shapes, than this individual quilt block will be a fun and fast project to whip together in an evening. This quilt block pattern is so luxurious and gorgeous that you may want to make an entire quilt out of this free pattern.


Easy Log Cabin Quilt Block

Easy Log Cabin Quilt Block Log Cabin Quilt Block patterns can be tricky, but with this Easy Log Cabin Quilt Block, you'll be able to begin with the useful foundation for a future quilting project. Using as many colorful fabrics as you'd like, you can design a classic quilt with your own twist. If you start off with this log cabin quilt block, you'll be on your way to a beautiful log cabin quilt in no time.


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.


Color Wheel Block

Color Wheel Block Want your next quilt to really pop with color? Then head to your scrap drawer and use your scrappy quilt pieces to make a Color Wheel Block. You can make individual quilt blocks all with different colors or create a consistent design that comes together seamlessly between blocks. Scrap quilt designs don't have to be in a stereotypical block shape. Even if you don't have a lot of fabric to spare, you can make a few scrap quilt blocks to save for later or use in a smaller quilting project. A design like this can go with almost anything.


Special String Quilt Block

Special String Quilt Block Practice your piecework technique with this Special String Quilt Block. Quilt block patterns are all the rage for quilters of all levels. This free project is an awesome scrapbuster for anyone with a lot of leftover fabric. Better than that, though, is that this free quilt block pattern is great for beginners. Piecing a simple quilt block is a fantastic way to understand the importance of squaring up your quilt blocks. String quilt ideas are always welcome to quilters, but this project is great because it explains how to make an effective string quilt block. With clear instructions, this easy sewing project is easier than your wildest dreams.


Pinwheel Star Block

Pinwheel Star Block The Pinwheel Star Block is also known as the Two Colors Star. It features a pinwheel quilt pattern at the center of a star quilt pattern. For each of these individual quilt blocks, you will need several smaller half-square triangles and a few larger squares.


Easiest Ever Rail Fence Quilt Block

Easiest Ever Rail Fence Quilt Block This Easiest Ever Rail Fence Quilt Block will knock your socks off. The wonderful thing about a rail fence quilt block is that you can whip it up in less than ten minutes. You'll have a stack of these easy quilt blocks, lickity split. When you're making an easy quilt block, it's fun to experiment with different colors. The examples in this free tutorial use blue, but you can use any color of your preference. If you want to make the world's fastest nine patch quilt, stitch together nine of these quilt blocks! You'll have an insta-quilt.


Whirlygig Quilt Block

Whirlygig Quilt Block We are so impressed by this awesome Whirlygig Quilt Block. Modern quilt blocks are on the rise this year, so you definitely want to sew this quilt block today. This informative and free tutorial uses the leftovers from a charm pack to make these adorable quilt blocks. If you're looking for simple sewing ideas, a quilt block like this is a great place to start because the dimensions of the project are so small. Make several of these whirlygig blocks and whip them together into a full-on quilt. A nine patch baby quilt with whirlygig blocks would look amazing...just saying!


Sawtooth Star Quilt Block Pattern

Sawtooth Star Quilt Block Pattern The Sawtooth Star Quilt Pattern is just a simple variation on an easy star quilt block. Add points to the corners of a regular star block, and you've got a sawtooth star. We love that this is a simple half square triangle quilt block pattern!


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