BLOCKS by SIZE 9" Quilt Blocks

There is no question that 12" quilt blocks are the most commonly used. But at times, you want to make a block that is a little smaller and uses easy math. Enter the 9 inch block -- not too big and not too small, but just fits the bill.

Corn and Beans

Free Quilt Block Pattern

The Corn and Beans quilt block has been around for many years. It is a four patch pattern, that is usually made using two opposite colour groupings in the four quadrants of the block.

The quilt block is made entirely of triangles, using different sized half square triangle units. It is an easy block, but care must be taken in order to achieve the desired precision.

The two sample quilt layouts show what a varied end result you can achieve by placing the quilt blocks in an entirely different manner. Let the experimentation begin!