X-quisite Quilt Block


X-quisite Quilt Block

X-quisite Quilt Block
X-quisite Quilt Block

"Learn how to sew an X-quisite Quilt Block during week 8 of our Spring Block of the Week! This block is a fun one to make!! The pattern of squares repeat throughout the nine-patch block to create what looks like little sideways bow ties or even a slanted star. As a little teaser, the technique for making the squares in this block will be expanded on for next week’s block. Building blocks, if you will. This X-quisite Quilt Block uses squares that have a corner piece sewn onto two opposite corners. When you put the squares together to make the block is when the pattern really stands out! Such a cute block!! The finished block will measure 12 ½” x 12 ½” square. "

Project TypeLearn a Technique

Quilt Size12 inches wide x 12 inches long

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniquePieced


Why You'll Love This Quilt

1. Boredom Buster: The X-quisite Quilt Block is a fantastic project to keep you entertained and occupied. Whether you’re a seasoned quilter or a newbie, this block is not only fun to make, but it also allows you to practice your quilting skills in a creative and engaging way. Plus, the repetitive pattern of squares in this block is not only visually appealing but also soothing to work on.

2. Skill Building: As mentioned in the project description, the technique used to create the squares in this block will be expanded upon in the next week’s block. This means that by making the X-quisite Quilt Block, you are not only creating a beautiful piece for your quilt, but you are also building your quilting skills and learning new techniques that you can apply to future projects. It’s like getting a two-for-one deal!

3. Stunning Results: The X-quisite Quilt Block may look simple at first glance, but when all the squares come together to form the block, the pattern really pops and looks downright gorgeous! The little sideways bow ties or slanted star design will definitely add a unique and eye-catching element to your quilt. Plus, the finished block measures a substantial 12 ½” x 12 ½” square, making it a statement piece in your quilt project.

So, whether you’re looking for a fun and engaging project, a way to enhance your quilting skills, or simply want to add a stunning design to your quilt, the X-quisite Quilt Block is definitely worth making!

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