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4 Free Quilt Blocks for Your Next Quilt

By: Kathryn Wright, Editor of FaveQuilts.com

Still looking for the perfect quilt block pattern to help you get started on your newest quilt? Sample these 4 Free Quilt Blocks for Your Next Quilt and see if one in particular inspires you. Each of these individual quilt blocks challenges your quilting skills in a different way to create an impressive design that will stand out by itself or make an entire quilt come to life if you decide to use it as an entire pattern. Find ways to use scrap quilt patterns as well as free applique patterns to make your quilt block patterns look more unique.

If you like the ideas introduced in these quilt block patterns, be sure to get your own free copy of Patterns for Quilting: 8 Free Quilt Block Patterns to Make a Quilt for Your Home ebook. There are even more individual quilt blocks made using applique designs, scrap quilt patterns, and more easy quilt block patterns.

4 Free Quilt Blocks for Your Next Quilt

Peppermint Flower Dresden Block

Peppermint Flower Dresden Block (shown) - One of spring's most popular patterns for quilting has been this simple variation on a Dresden plate pattern. The tutorial shows you how you can make your own patterned flower design with a touch of simplicity by adapting the standard Dresden plate design. You may find this a very suitable alternative, especially since you don't have to worry about taking the time to applique anything to your actual quilt block.

Quaint Cottage Quilt Block - If you prefer to combine your piecing skills with some applique designs, this super cute quilt block is just what you want to make a quilt. This particular series of free quilt block patterns look cute when put together, but they're also special enough to stand-out on their own. You can add a little homey charm to your walls by making one of these quilt block patterns and framing it or hanging it.

Flora Modular Cathedral Blocks - We wanted to have a nice balance between traditional and contemporary quilt block patterns in this collection, so we made sure to include free quilt block patterns like this cathedral window quilt block. Quilters who want to improve not only their technical skills, but their eyes for color schemes will value the finesse revealed within gorgeous patterns for quilting like this.

Rectangular Quilt Block - Not every quilter is ready to work on intermediate patterns, which is why we also made sure to include some creative beginner and easy quilt block patterns. You'll see how useful leftovers from fabrics like charm packs can be when it comes times to make a quilt, as you'll only need a few scraps to make an eye-catching design like this.

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

If you enjoyed the quilt block patterns in this collection, don't stop here! There are plenty more contemporary and traditional block patterns to discover. Learn more and download your own free copy of Patterns for Quilting: 8 Free Quilt Block Patterns to Make a Quilt for Your Home ebook today!

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