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Nine Patch Quilt Block Pattern

The nine patch quilt block is an essential block for beginner quilters. It's easy to work but visually stunning!

How to Make a Nine Patch Block
How to Make a Nine Patch Block
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This How to Make a Nine Patch Block quilting video is the perfect video to start of any quilt. If you are new to creating DIY quilts, then you are going to love how incredibly easy this block pattern truly is. This is the perfect beginner quilt block. Plus, it comes with it's own printable PDF to make it even easier for you to follow along with the video tutorial and read the instructions. Best of all, this is the first block in a block pattern of the month, 12 month series, so we're just getting started! 

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueQuilting



  1. Take two pieces of fabric and cut them into 4.5-inch strips.

  2. Cut those strips into 4.5-inch squares.

  3. Lay out your squares in the pattern that you will be using them.

  4. Sew your three rows of squares together.

  5. Once you have your rows sewn together, press your seams. Do this in alternating directions.

  6. Sew your rows of squares together.

  7. Once all of your squares have been pieced together, finish by pressing your remaining seams.

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Cute and great for beginner quilters like me )

What size in the blocks?

Hi annetteleo, if you click where it says, Click Here for the Downloadable PDF, below the video, you can find piecing instructions, as well as measurements. Thanks!

What size should the blocks be?

Hi janilynn, if you click where it says, Click Here for the Downloadable PDF, below the video, you can find piecing instructions, as well as measurements. Thanks!

Just starting out making quilts (haven't made one yet) would like to know what that rubber looking thing on your sewing machine is? Love the 9-patch, I'm sure I can do this quilt....excited about the Block of the Month series.

I am so excited for the Block of the Month series!

Great work on the video Carolina! -)

So excited for the Block of the Month series!!! I also love the colors Carolina chose for the quilt. Can't wait to see how it all comes together.


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