|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 two sample quilt layouts shown using the Clay's Choice quilt block are qute different, but use all the same components. The quilt blocks are separated by sashing in both cases, but the difference lies in whether the blocks are laid out side by side, or on point. Both the use of sashing strips and/or setting triangles (as in the "on point" layout) offer chances for additional pops of colour in your final quilt.
A Different Clay's Choice