|BLOCKS by SIZE||6" Quilt Blocks|
Many quiltmakers like to make six inch quilt blocks in order to use a greater variety of blocks in a sampler style quilt. Another reason might be to test out the look of a block in a smaller size in order to save on the fabrics (just in case the block looks very different than in your imagination).
Whatever your reason for creating six inch blocks, the pieces are all just smaller versions of larger sized quilt blocks -- such as the most popular size, the 12" quilt block. This is what makes quiltmaking so exciting -- you are the designer and get to choose all the components.
Two different options for quilts using the Blueberry Compote quilt block are shown here. Both samples below use the same quilt layout. However, an additional colour added to the quilt block brings an extra spark to the resultant quilt shown on the right. But then again, you may prefer a quilt with more subtlety as evidenced in the quilt shown on the left.