Nine patch quilt block pattern tutorial easy for beginngers. After cutting your pieces, the small center nine patch is assembled, followed by row assembly. Learn how to make the essential ninepatch quilt block with easy strip piecing. I want to do a quilt one plain block 9by 9 and then the other ones a 9 inch block using two colors and cutting strips 3 12 and end up with a none inch block problems,,i want the quilt to the floor so would need 108 across and maybe 108 squarehow many blocks would i needany advice is welcome. Sunrise quilt studio the life and projects of a longarm. The same math works if you are making a nine patch block or a 16 patch block, such as hovering hawks. Using a rotary cutter and a straight rule, you cut long strips of fabric, sew them together, and cut them again and then sew them into a block, then a quilt. You could try rounding up to the nearest eighth, and use a generous seam for the ninepatch piecing and back to an exact seam for the four patchif youre adventurous and. Im going to show you how to make one 12 inch finished block, or 4 units. Each 9 patch block finishes at 6 and each sashing strip finishes at 2. Raevenfea disappearing ninepatch with sizing table. Each unsewn patch should measure 3 12 inches so the finished patches are 3 inches. Hi, can anyone tell me what size blocks i would need to make a finished 8 12 nine patch block.
These 12 inch quilt blocks make for easy math, since they are usually created in rows of three patches. Evening star quilt block tutorial 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12. This nine patch quilt tutorial will cut your learning time. The 9 patch is not a difficult block, and with this. Its name is a result of the resemblance of the block s triangle and rectangle perimeter to a butter churn and the center square to the stick or dash of the butter churn. Using simple measurements, a 4 patch block finishes at 4,6, 8, or 10 inches. The most commonly used size for a quilt block is the twelve inch. Here you will find illustrated instructions on how to make flying geese patches, half square triangles, quarter square triangles, triangle in a square, and strip piecing. Learn how to make a perfect nine patch quilt block. The subunits should be the same width as the original strips. I think this block is ideal for using precuts such as a 5. Decipher your quilt the calculations behind 9 patch blocks. As youll soon learn, its a 9patcha camouflaged 9patch block. Dont know if you can understand what i meanthe right words seem to.
Add 12 inch to the measurements to allow for seam allowances. If you want a cheat sheet, this shows the finished block size, with cutting sizes for the center patch and the two sets of setting triangles. Find these 12 blocks and 189 more in block genius, by sue voegtlin. The math above will allow you to make your block any size. It is made of half square triangles and single squares and uses 2 colors. Quilting projects quilting designs mccalls quilting quilting ideas pattern blocks quilt patterns quilt block patterns 12 inch star quilt blocks star quilts. Roman square quilt block pattern is an alltime favorite design. Therefore, the center square of the 9 patch should be a 5 inch finished square.
How to make a ninepatch quilt block easy step by step uses 2 fat quarters to make two 12 12 square quilt blocks. In this cute and easy quilt, amy uses fabrics designed by robyn pandolph for rjr. You can make posts out of a single fabric or create a pieced square, such as a nine patch or quartersquare triangle block, that incorporates. Choose 2 colors and 1 background color or 3 colors. Make a nine patch on point quilt with jenny doan of. Find nine patch quilt blocks, free quilting patterns, and more in this collection of nine patch mustsees. Beautify any new quilt pattern youre working on by including the series of squares scrapbuster block.
For each 9 patch block you will need two of the first section and one of the second. This is a sweet little technique for making nine patch quilt blocks two at a timea positive dark squares in the corners and a negative light squares in the cornersfrom two squares of fabric. We say unfinished because you still have raw edges. The evening star quilt block is one of many variations of a sawtooth star blockthis time the star is light and the background is dark. Jan 09, 2017 and the block that they used most often was the ninepatch quilt block. Crystals quilt is using 9 blocks, so thats why the different size. You would need 20 extra blocks ten for each additional column. If you want to cut the block in half vertically and horizontally, it seems to me that you would need to cut 2. At first glance, you might think this quilt design is a combination of several different blocks designsperhaps a 4patch paired with squares and rectangles. After youve sewn the final block together it will be 12 34 unfinished.
Oct 01, 2011 finished size means that is the size of the block after it is completely sewn into the quilt. This quilt block is designed for mahine sewing only as patches will be sewn together and then sliced apart. Album leaf has a light signature panel that was used to make friendship quilts for friends and familyeveryone who made a quilt block signed with a name, message, or both. If you want to add a half inch, you would need to divide that by 3 which isnt pretty. This popular quilt block is a very old 9 patch quilt block pattern, originating sometime between 1800 and 1850. Find the easy answer with our free downloadable cheat sheets for 8 quilt sizes from twin to california king. In this example, the finished block will be 9 inches square. I would add a quarter inch to each of your starting squares, then trim the final block. But at times, you want to make a block that is a little smaller and uses easy math. These free twelve inch quilt block patterns are just what. I think it enhances what was previously a simple 9 patch block and makes it look much more complicated and beautiful.
When it comes to making your quilt top perfectly square, this how to square a quilt block video tutorial is exactly what you need. Scrappy 9 patces and snowballs strippiecing is a fast, easy method of assembling patchwork blocks for quilting. So you would add one half inch on each of the three sections to make up your nine patch. How to make a perfect friendship star quilt block the. Learn how to make a perfect nine patch quilt block the. May 11, 2017 make a nine patch on point quilt with jenny doan of missouri star. These are common finished sizes for 9 patch blocks like this double friendship star, but you can pick any size you want. The hundred patch charm quilt uses 100 twoinch squares in each of 12 scrap quilt blocks. Your lights and darks can all be different or all the same, but they must contrast with each other.
If you want a cheat sheet, this shows the finished block size, with cutting sizes for the center patch and the two sets of setting triangles a. An easy nine patch block, the maple leaf quilt block aka autumn leaf is easy to make. Make your other blocks finish at 9 inches and the 9 patch blocks are simple. However, if you really really needed a 12 finished block you would start with 3. Divide the size of your block by three to determine the size of each square in the block.
Making nine patch quilt blocks is as easy using just two squares. Its just a 9 patch but with hsts that divide the unit up for a fun visual interest. Try out some of these 38 fantastic free quilt block patterns to sharpen your piecework skills. Disappearing nine patch quilt block pattern instructions. Free quilt patterns quilt in a day quilting fabric. There is nothing worse than going to finish combining your quilt. Using a 14 inch seam allowance sew a dark 2 12 inch square on both sides of a. A disappearing 9 patch block will be about one inch smaller than the simple nine patch. Accidental quilt block tutorial updated beyond sock.
Making nine patch quilt blocks is as easy using just two. Finished size means that is the size of the block after it is completely sewn into the quilt. For instructions for hand sewing this block, please see the pattern for the mosia quilt block. Try one or more of these 12inch quilt block patterns for your next quilting project. Our easy quilt patterns for 4 patch, 9 patch, and 16 patch quilt blocks are fun to make and will save you lots of time.
At first glance, you might think this quilt design is a combination of several different blocks designsperhaps a 4 patch paired with squares and rectangles. Here are the cutting measurements for the nine patch quilt block in five sizes. Rainbow stairways quilt blocks have a staircaselike look that can be sewn in colors of the rainbow or any other theme. If your seam allowances are accurate, this will measure 12 12on to page 2. You should have 15 nine patch quilt blocks and 15 solid blocks. See more ideas about pattern blocks, quilt block patterns and quilt blocks.
Cutting double ninepatch is comprised entirely of squares, so rotary cutting is a fast process. It is easy to determine the finished size of the block because you ignore the 12 inch part of the cut, which is for the seam allowances, and just add up the numbers. After doing a lot of research i realized the 9 patch quilt block is the ideal place to start. These free twelve inch quilt block patterns are just what you need. The fence row block is a 9patch block that measures 12 inches finished. Nine patch chain quilt blocks have patchwork that links diagonally. See more ideas about quilt blocks, pattern blocks, quilt block patterns. Needless to say, i am totally into making disappearing 9 patch quilts. For a 6 inch finished nine patch blocks in the quilt, you need to cut 2 12 inch. Make a whole quilt of nine patches, or you can use the nine patch as the starting point for many more quilt blocks like a tossed nine patch, a four square nine patch, a sliced nine patch and many more. The finished patch size is all you need to make the entire block.
The hundred patch charm quilt uses 100 two inch squares in each of 12 scrap quilt blocks. Half square triangle quilting block beginner block quilting series duration. The s addition adds a 12, which is the exact amount you need for squares. Since a ninepatch is made from three squares on each side three times three equals nine, each square or strip should be 4. Its really only a simple nine patch block with a few half square triangles tossed in for fun. As youll soon learn, its a 9 patch a camouflaged 9patch block. Try one or more of my free 12 quilt block patterns for your next quilting project. For todays decipher your quilt post, leanne of she can quilt and i will both be talking about 9 patch blocks leanne is showing you how to identify 9 patch blocks and quilts, and i will be discussing the maths behind them. Since a nine patch is made from three squares on each side three times three equals nine, each square or strip should be 4. For a 6 inch finished nine patch blocks in the quilt, you need to cut 2 12 inch squares.
I made this block using 1930s reproduction fabric for the focus fabric. The perfect place to use this is a quilt made of nothing but nine patches, set edge to edge, with no sashing. Jenny demonstrates a quick and easy way to make the nine patch and hourglass quilt using 10 inch squares of precut fabric layer cakes. The disappearing ninepatch is my new favorite block.
We start by making a simple nine patch quilt block. Ive managed to avoid the evil m word up until now, but maths is a really important part of quilts and geometry so i cant really avoid it any longer. This quilt pattern is easy enough to finish in a weekend and takes just four nine patch blocks with eight 7 inch squares. I got the pattern from one of my favorite easy quilt books, judy sisneros 9patch pizzazz. Choose your block size, cut your fabric accordingly and follow the instructions below to make the block. Most 9patch quilt blocks look best when lighter value and darker value fabrics are paired together to form a small checkerboard. Since the piecing goes so very quickly, this would be a good option for a last minute baby quilt. Quilters are pretty smart we like to make things easier for ourselves by choosing a block size that means cutting fabric in whole or half inch increments, rather than horrible fractions like 38 for example. The measurements divide easily and evenly for quick calculations. Try any of these free 12inch quilt block patterns to make a quilt of one design or mix them up to create a sampler quilt with a different block in each portion of a quilt. How to strip piece ninepatch 9 patch quilt blocks new quilters. For some time ive been wanting to really dive into the topic of quilting.
Dec 23, 2010 id highly recommend the dnp to all quilters. How to make a 9patch quilt block, sewing with nancy zieman, change. Regardless of which method you use, half of your blocks or strips sets will need to be pressed toward the gray. After the seams are used up, three fourinch squares equal 12 inches.
For our nine patch quilt tutorial all our units will measure 6 12 inch square, unfinished. In quilting, 12 inch blocks are fairly standard because the measurements are easy to work with. You need five dark 2 12 inch squares and four light 2 12 inch squares for each nine patch. Its similar to maple leaf and tea leaves quilt blocks, but with a difference. Use just the finished patch size measurement to make the entire block. Twelve inch quilt blocks are one the most popular sizes used in patchwork quilts, and thousands of designs have been created over the years, from traditional to contemporary. If possible i will try to use strips, but i cant figure out what the width of the strips need to be to get a finished 8 12 block after sewn together.
Not only can easy quilt block patterns help you to tackle new quilting skills, but they can also give you the tools to design your own quilts. Album leaf is a ninepatch quilt block pattern that finishes at 9inch square. In the 9 patch grid at the top of the page, a simple measurement for the finished size of each grid or patch would be 2, 3 or 4 inches. Charming butterfly blocks by ferne crazy nine patch lattice quilt by oh. The hen and her chicks is created with bars and small nine patch. This tutorial will show you how to make 12 inch quilt blocks using the nine patch pattern. Jan 26, 2014 the math above will allow you to make your block any size. She chose new hope charm packs by jo morton for moda fabrics. For a 12 inch finished block, the squares in the 16 patch would be 1. There is no question that 12 quilt blocks are the most commonly used. Good stitches haven circle and this is the block they will be making for me. That would mean you make your cuts at 2 12, 3 12 or 4 12 inches, and the block would finish at 6, 9, or 12 inches. This beginner friendly block goes together quickly and is fun to make.
This pattern is actually a disappearing 9 patch block, and it is so much easier than it looks. If your seam allowances are accurate, this will measure 12 12 on to page 2. Nine squares that finish at 4inches by 4 inches each. How to strip piece ninepatch 9 patch quilt blocks new. See how and get a cutting chart for 6, 9 and 12 inch blocks. In the quilt shown, each block contains 100 different fabrics for a real scrapbuster. Your strips can be any width, from less than an inch for a mini quilt to several inches for a large quilt. Twelveinch quilt block patterns are one of the most popular and versatile sizes used in quilts. The simple nine patch quilt block pattern is easy to make. Do a spot check on several of the blocks to be sure.
Similarly to the square, for rectangle blocks, youll add to the length and width measurements of your finished block. Whether the goal is a bedsized quilt or a cuddle quilt in an afghan size, a 12 quilt block is your goto choice. Disappearing nine patch quilt block pattern tutorial. If your 9 patches are a different size, take the unfinished block size and add 5. Jenny demonstrates how to make a beautiful 9 patch madness quilt using 5 inch square of precut fabric. Mar 17, 2009 nine patch quilting block beginner block quilting series missouri star quilt company. Maple leaf quilt block pattern tutorial traditional. The friendship star quilt block is a great place to start when learning to quilt. Nine patch quilting block beginner block quilting series missouri star quilt company.
The measurements refer to the finished size, after the 14 inch seams have been eaten up on each side. And to inspire you to use nine patch blocks in a quilt of your own, heres a ninepatch quilt i made a few years ago. Before sewing the block together, it helps to understand the underlying structure of the quilt block. Well use a technique called connector corners to make the four flying geese units needed for this block. Aug 07, 2016 the measurements refer to the finished size, after the 14 inch seams have been eaten up on each side. A 3 inch by 3inch finished square would be cut 3 12 inches by 312 inches.
Youll cut squares and rectangles to create the blocks for this pattern, which are about 12 12 in. After sewing the pieces together, your block will measure 9 12. After i sew them together and make one big square, i cut it in half. This block will measure 6 inch square, finished, once all the blocks are sewn together. You could trim it to 12 12 or just leave it close enough. Tutorial on making a nine patch block with swirled seams.
You will see that you have a nine patch block with well matched points and no bulk in the seams. Its so simple to make, but looks like you pieced together a ton of small squares and rectangles. There are two seams in a nine patch block, and each seam has 12 inches of seam allowances 14 on each side. Enter the 9 inch block not too big and not too small, but just fits the bill. Fourpatch and ninepatch quilt blocks are routinely subdivided to create. Cut two contrasting squares equal to the finished size of the nine patch block plus 11. This book is a rich compendium of wellloved blocks to inspire and instruct quilters of all levels. Free book will automatically be added to your shopping cart. Using a scant 14 seam allowance, sew three horizontal rows of squares. We want to make a 12 inch finished block with sixteen patches, or four equal sections in each direction. Twelve inch quilt block patterns are one of the most popular and versatile sizes used in quilts, and thousands of 12 inch designs have been created. Now that ive learned how to cut accurate strips and sew quarterinch. With the free quilt block patterns weve collected here, youll be able to create a huge variety of quilt.
Can anyone tell me what size blocks to use in making a finished 12. Using simple measurements, a 9 patch block finishes at 6, 9, or 12 inches. Be sure to enlarge the quilt image so you can see the fabrics featuring little bo peep and her sheep. Learn how to change the size of any quilt block the spruce crafts.1308 184 1296 802 296 316 1538 681 1109 1115 575 736 688 858 1277 1132 1555 1044 33 1062 1295 386 171 558 16 132 1282 730 1197 647 1309