Easy quilt blocks -- the title of this page says it all. But, do not be deceived into believing that "simple" means "boring". Simple blocks make it a fun way to make a finished project in record time. These quilt blocks are great for beginners to get addicted to the whole quilt making process. But, don't think these blocks are just for beginners. Experienced quilters enjoy using simple blocks to make spectacular quilts as well. Your end product is only as limited as your own imagination.

Churn Dash - a Variation

Free Quilt Block Pattern

The Churn Dash quilt block is also known as Monkey Wrench. The Monkey Wrench block was featured as one of the quilt blocks that helped slaves find the escape routes along the "Underground Railroad". So, it has some interesting history.

This variation adds some extra half square triangle pieces to the original 10" block, which is nice for those wanting to express a little more of their skills. However, this version is still a very easy block to make.

The two sample quilts illustrated both feature the quilt blocks on point but vary slightly as additional corners have been added to one version while sashing and extra blank blocks are features of the second quilt. All in all, there is no limit to your creativity for your own heirloom quilt.

See also: Churn Dash