|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.
The directional nature of this version of the Cedars of Lebanon quilt block lends itself to creating a secondary pattern when you rotate some of the quilt blocks by 90 degrees, as is shown in the quilt layout on the left. Or choose to feature additional colour in an on point layout of the blocks as evidenced in the quilt shown on the right.
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