Nine Patch Quilt Blocks + Quilt Tutorials – Diary of a Quilter – a quilt blog
We’re playing with Nine Patch Quilt Blocks this week, and I’ve got a lot of Nine Patch quilt tutorials and inspiration for you. I’m making blocks in 6u2033 x 6u2033 and 12u2033 x 12u2033 (finished) sizes, just like the last four weeks.
You can find the tutorial for both Nine Patch quilt block sizes here.
This week’s blocks are made with fabric from the Sugarhouse Park collection and coordinating Riley Blake woven ginghams. I’m using fabric from my latest collection, sugarhouseparkstudies.com, to make my blocks once again.
Nine Patch Quilt Inspiration
Use the hashtag #RBDBlockChallenge on Instagram to show off your creations if you’re sewing along with us; you can see a lot of other blocks for the challenge here.
Week 4 – Economy Block
This is an informal block challenge with no specific pattern or fabric requirements; it’s a great project for using up stash or leftover scraps. Once I’ve stitched all my blocks together, I’ll have a better idea of the fabric amounts for the finished quilt.
How much fabric do I need for a 9-patch quilt?
Fabric Required We purchased 1 1/2 yards of dark fabric and 5/8 yard of light fabric for our nine patch quilt tutorial; most quilters buy a quarter yard or so of extra fabric and stash it if they don’t use it.
What is a disappearing 9 patch quilt?
Disappearing Nine Patch quilts are made by sewing nine squares together to make a traditional nine patch quilt block, but instead of leaving it as is, the block is sliced into four equal sections to make the disappearing design.
What is a 9 patch quilt?
At first glance, you might think this quilt is made up of several different blocksu2014perhaps a 4- patch paired with squares and rectanglesu2014but it’s actually a 9- patch u2014a camouflaged 9- patch block. The large 12u2032u2032 finished block sizes are a quick way to make a baby’s tummy-time quilt.
What can I do with quilt blocks?
Orphan Blocks: Useful Hints
- From now on, piece test-blocks from only one style of fabric.
- Use an orphan block from a project for part of a quilt label.
- Use orphan blocks on quilt backs.
- Make a pillow.
- Make a table runner.
- Make place mats with orphan blocks.
What size quilt will 2 charm packs make?
Charm Packs are a quick and easy way to make a simple baby quilt with a large variety of different but coordinated fabrics. To make a 42u2032u2032 x 42u2032u2032 charm pack baby quilt, you’ll need 64 5u2032u2032 squares u2013 usually 2 Charm Packs will suffice.
How Big Should quilt squares be?
Most quilt shops (both brick and mortar and online) now sell precut squares in packs! Sizes vary, but the standard packs are either 10 inches by 10 inches, 5 inches by 5 inches, or 2.5 inches by 2.5 inches, so choose which size blocks you want to make.