Quilt Block Patterns

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Quilt Block Patterns

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Stunning Woodpecker Block Pattern - Making nature quilts is an amazing way to pay tribute to Mother Nature while enjoying your favorite hobby. This absolutely stunning and intermediate sewing pattern is the perfect quilting pattern for the nature nut in your life. Intricate, lovely, and as beautiful as the real thing, the Stunning Woodpecker Quilt Block will be a challenge to make, but totally worth the effort. This quilt block pattern is gorgeous enough to frame as a piece of art.

Stunning Woodpecker Block Pattern

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Mix Tape Quilt Block - Do some serious throwback quilting when you learn how to make this funky quilt block pattern that can be used while making a multitude of projects. Whether you want to make a mini quilt pattern or quick clutch, the Mix Tape Quilt Block pattern will show you how to make a quilt block that looks just like a cassette tape. Remember the 80s and 90s with this quilting pattern.

Mix Tape Quilt Block

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String Spool Quilt Block - Give the traditional spool quilt block new life with this string quilt variation. The String Spool Quilt Block uses like-colored strings in the body of each spool so that each block looks like a different spool of thread. This block is a sophisticated alternative to the classic string quilt.

String Spool Quilt Block

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Sun Rays Quilt Block - Looking for unique quilt block ideas to spice up your quilting? Try the Sun Rays Quilt Block! This free quilt block pattern acts like a picture frame for applique and embroidery. The striped border offsets a plain center square in this 12.5" block.

Sun Rays Quilt Block

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Quarter Circle Quilt Block Pattern - The Quarter Circle Quilt Block Pattern is made up of four machine-appliqued, quarter-square scrappy units. These simple quilt blocks use a variation on the traditional drunkard's path quilt pattern to create a colorful circle set against a black, white, and green background.

Quarter Circle Quilt Block Pattern

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Improvised Heart Quilt Block - This beautiful Improvised Heart Quilt Block uses an easy and fun strip-piecing method. Use up your red, pink, and purple scraps to add dimension to its heart shape. This is an excellent pattern for a scrappy, yet coordinated quilt, and it's a perfect way to say "I love you" by using these simple quilt blocks to make a cozy, handcrafted quilt.

Improvised Heart Quilt Block

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Are you looking for new quilt ideas? How about this Cornered Heart Quilt Block? This quilt block pattern uses applique to place the hearts directly onto background fabric. The hearts are formed from two teardrop-shaped pieces of fabric, which are cut out using templates. You can put these heart blocks together to form flowers or various abstract designs on your finished quilt. The hearts on these simple quilt blocks don't take up much fabric.

Cornered Heart Quilt Block

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Zig Zag Path Quilt Block Pattern - Here's a quilt block pattern with a dizzying design. Not so curvy as a drunkard's path block, the Zig Zag Path Quilt Block Pattern is easy to sew using squares and half-square triangles. The bi-colored "path" on this quilt block seems to spin down toward the dark square at its center.

Zig Zag Path Quilt Block Pattern

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A Dandy Quilt Block - Isn't this A Dandy Quilt Block? It really is. That's the name of the pattern! This quilt block design uses half-square triangles at its corners to help the star-like pattern in the center stand out. When these simple quilt blocks come together to form an entire quilt, diamonds emerge in the spaces between blocks, separated by a grid-like pattern.

A Dandy Quilt Block

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Sickle Quilt Block Pattern - There's a lot you can do with this Sickle Quilt Block Pattern, which is exceptional for its versatility. Although the individual quilt blocks are easy to make with squares and half-square triangles, the quilt you create with these simple quilt blocks can turn out in a number of different ways depending on how you arrange and color the blocks. Create a fun scrappy quilt by using colorful fabric for the square units in your blocks.q

Sickle Quilt Block Pattern

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Bachelors Puzzle Quilt Block - This simple tutorial will show you how to sew a quilt made with the Bachelors Puzzle Block pattern, which uses squares and half-square triangles to create a design that seems to spin in its block. When you've finished sewing up a stack of these easy quilt blocks, you can put them together to create a tri-colored quilt with a fun geometric pattern where little white squares appear amid colored boxes.

Bachelors Puzzle Quilt Block

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This fun Combination Star Quilt Block Pattern is made from nothing but hour glass blocks and square-in-a-square blocks. The simple gray and white color scheme in this quilt design makes sure the star block pattern really shines. When you sew these quilt blocks together to form an entire quilt, the star pattern fades and becomes part of a chunky, grid-like pattern.

Combination Star Quilt Block Pattern

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Purple and yellow fabric pop in this cheerful Dandy Star Quilt Block. The warm glow of the yellow star at the center of each quilt block will remind you of our closest star of all, the sun. Swap the placement of purple and yellow fabric on every other block to create a quilt design with a festive, carnival-like air.

Dandy Star Quilt Block

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Teal accents pop against mustard fabric in this Quarterfoil Star Block, especially when many blocks are sewn together to form a single quilt. Although the pattern in a single quilt block features a white square inside a mustard diamond, when the entire quilt is put together, mustard diamonds within white squares appear as well.

Quarterfoil Star Block

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The Pineapple Star Quilt Block is a fun star block made from half-rectangles to make the arms of this star extra long and pointy. Each star quilt block is sewn with teal and red fabric, an unconventional combination that really leaps off the quilt.

Pineapple Star Quilt Block

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The name of this star block is pretty self-explanatory. The Large Star Quilt Block Pattern is a big, bold star that's not afraid to draw attention to itself. These easy quilt blocks are made using half-square triangles and flying geese. Although the quilt block pattern shown here uses plain gray fabric for the body of the star, this would also be a good way to display your favorite large-scale print.

Large Star Quilt Block Pattern

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Made from red fabric that stands out against white and gray, this Morning Star Quilt Block will make you think of the last bright star in the sky before sunrise. The pattern in each block uses flying geese units. For a busy quilt pattern, fill the sky with stars and sew many of these morning star blocks together.

Morning Star Quilt Block

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This easy Amish Star Squared Quilt Block is made from flying geese and half square triangles. The quilt block pattern these create is, as the name suggests, boxy and square. The star block shown here is sewn from white and mustard-colored fabric. When these blocks are sewn together, new patterns begin to emerge.

Amish Star Squared Quilt Block

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This cute and simple Flower Star Quilt Block Pattern is perfect for spring! Whether spring is in the air or you need a quilt to remind you that it will come eventually, you'll love this flowery quilt design. This star block is sewn in green, pink, gray, and white from half-square triangles.

Flower Star Quilt Block Pattern

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This fun Amish Star Quilt Block Pattern may look like it's missing a corner, but it's not! It's supposed to look like that, and when put together in a quilt it's beautiful. The slight irregularity in these simple quilt blocks adds a breath of fresh air to the finished quilt, creating a dizzying design of squares within squares.

Amish Star Quilt Block Pattern

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Does this Lovers Star Quilting Block look complicated? It's not! In fact, it's really fast to make and uses just two different units built from half-square triangles and arranged in rows across the block. When these quilt blocks come together, though, the design is nothing short of dazzling.

Lovers Star Quilting Block

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The Joyce's Star Quilt Block is a fun and fast quilting design. When the blocks are sewn together to form a single quilt, each simple block is incorporated into new designs that only appear on the quilt as a whole. In this case, the unobtrusive gray stripes on each individual block become stars in their own right when the whole quilting pattern comes together.

Joyce's Star Quilt Block

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The magic really starts with this Arrowhead Puzzle Quilt Block Pattern when a bunch of them are sewn together to form a single quilt. These simple quilt blocks are made from basic squares and rectangles. Line them up side by side for a whole quiver of arrowhead puzzle blocks or rotate every second block to create the illusion of enchanting, overlapping squares.

Arrowhead Puzzle Quilt Block Pattern

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This Double Arrows Quilt Block pattern can be used to make a relatively simple quilt block that really comes to life when combined with other identical blocks to form a complete quilt design. That's when these easy quilt blocks form not only arrows, but squares, rectangles, and diamonds as well.

Double Arrows Quilt Block

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This Double Arrows Quilt Block pattern can be used to make a relatively simple quilt block that really comes to life when combined with other identical blocks to form a complete quilt design. That's when these easy quilt blocks form not only arrows, but squares, rectangles, and diamonds as well.

Double Arrows Quilt Block

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