Quilt Squares for Modern Quilters: 4 Free Quilt Block Patterns to Make Quilt Blocks

1 Dec 2011
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In Quilt Squares for Modern Quilters: 4 Free Quilt Block Patterns to Make Quilt Blocks, we've rounded up three contemporary quilt designs with quilt squares and easy quilt blocks, plus a fresh take on traditional quilt blocks in the form of a shower curtain.

"Rubik's Crush" by Ashley Newcomb comes together quickly, pairing large print quilting squares with more intricate pieced quilting blocks.

Tina Givens' "Birdhouse Rock" quilt is based on nine simple quilt blocks in the shape of a birdhouse. A mix of solids and prints makes each pieced quilt square unique.

"A Dotty Garden" is one of those quilt block patterns that would look perfect at a cottage or sunny bed-and-breakfast in the country. Designer Sarah Fielke shares her easy method for how to appliqué quilt blocks in this pattern, and templates are included, too.

Finally, fill your bathroom with quilt block beauty by making a quilted shower curtain like the one by Jina Barney for Riley Blake Designs. Quilt squares come together to make larger quilt blocks in this combination of two traditional quilt block designs: the snowball and the Irish chain.

With so many easy quilt block patterns to try, we're sure you'll enjoy Quilt Squares for Modern Quilters: 4 Free Quilt Block Patterns to Make Quilt Blocks.


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