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Ten inch quilt blocks are a favourite of quilters. However if you are wanting to make a smaller version of any given 10" block, with a little finagling, the math for a 7½ inch block is not that difficult. And -- for the blocks below, I have done that math for you! A win-win!
Baton Rouge Square
Free Quilt Block Pattern
With a name like Baton Rouge Square, well I just had to throw some red into the block. In fact, I made it the background colour.
This nine patch quilt block is a simple one to make as it contains only half square triangles and squares. It is also a nice deviation from the regular 12" blocks that are so frequently seen. Many quilters like the math in the 10" type of quilt blocks.
In the illustrations of sample quilts that can be created, you can see that by simply switching the placement of two of the fabrics, you can achieve a very different quilt. I hope you enjoy the process of making your own Baton Rouge Square quilt.
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