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17 Fantastic Free Quilt Block Patterns

By: Jessica Nichols, Editor of FaveQuilts.com

Disappearing 16 Patch BlockQuilt blocks are the foundation for most quilt patterns; once you have experience sewing quilting blocks, you have the skills to make a whole quilt top! Try out some of these 17 Fantastic Free Quilt Block Patterns to sharpen your piecework skills. Not only can easy quilt block patterns help you to tackle new quilting skills, they can also give you the tools to design your own quilt patterns! With the free quilt block patterns we've collected here, you'll be able to create a huge variety of quilt patterns. Use just one of these quilt blocks patterns to make a whole quilt with the same pattern repeated in each block, or combine several block designs in a quilt to create an interesting new pattern.
 

 

17 Fantastic Free Quilt Block Patterns
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Easy Quilt Block Patterns

Easy Log Cabin Quilt BlockRectangular Brick BlockFeminine Pink and Green Quilt BlockDutch Pinwheel

Start working on your next pattern in no time with these easy quilt blocks.

  1. Easy Log Cabin Quilt Block - Learn how to make a classic log cabin quilt block.
     
  2. Rectangular Brick Block - Break away from squares and try rectangles.
     
  3. Feminine Pink and Green Quilt Block - Square in a square quilts are a nice choice for a simpler design.
     
  4. Dutch Pinwheel - Intricate-looking quilt block patterns don't have to be difficult.

 

Nine Patch Quilt Block Patterns

Curved Nine PatchDisappearing 16 Patch BlockBrady Bunch Inspired Nine Patch BlockMagician's Disappearing 9 Patch

Nine patch quilt block patterns can be some of the easiest quilt blocks to make.

  1. Curved Nine Patch Quilt Block - Practice your curved piecing on this attractive quilt block.
     
  2. Disappearing 16 Patch Block - Create a diamond pattern using a variation on the nine patch quilt block.
     
  3. Brady Bunch Inspired Nine Patch Block - Make a whole range of free quilt block patterns with this tutorial.
     
  4. Magician's Disappearing 9 Patch - This is the most basic disappearing nine patch.
     

Scrap Quilt Blocks

Scracks & Stacks of Scraps Quilt BlockSands of Time Quilt BlockStaggered Strips Scrap Quilt Block

There's no better way to reuse old fabrics than with scrappy quilt blocks.

  1. Stacks & Stacks of Scraps Quilt Block - Empty your fabric scraps stash and create a totally original block.
     
  2. Sands of Time Quilt Block - This is one of the top free quilt block patterns on the site.
     
  3. Staggered Strips Scrap Quilt Blocks - Start practicing your strip quilt piecing with smaller pieces.
     

Star Quilt Block Patterns

Star Flower Quilt BlockAunt Eliza's Star3D Stunning Star Block

Few free quilt blocks patterns have more traditional appeal than a pieced star quilt.

  1. Star Flower Quilt Block - This pretty star block is a reader favorite!
     
  2. Aunt Eliza's Star - Design a star block is similar to an Ohio star.
     
  3. 3D Stunning Star Block - Improve your quilt's depth with a 3D-style quilt block.
     

Most Popular Quilt Block Designs

Alice Brooks Butterfly BlockSwirling Dresden BlockLiberated Wedding Ring Block

Any pattern will be special with one of these amazing designs included.

  1. Alice Brooks Butterfly Block - Hearts will flutter at the sight of this butterfly block.
     
  2. Swirling Dresden Block - Try this variation on a Dresden plate pattern.
     
  3. Liberated Wedding Ring Block - Give your vintage quilt pattern a modern twist.
     

 

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