BLOCKS by SIZE 12" Quilt Blocks

A quilter's favourite - the twelve inch quilt block. These are probably the most commonly used. The measurements divide easily and evenly for quick calculations. Whether the goal is a bed-sized quilt or a cuddle quilt in an afghan size, a 12" quilt block is your go-to choice.

Dancing Bear

Sample Quilt Layouts


The Dancing Bear four patch quilt block is a simple block to construct and uses a patch that quilters often refer to as the three quarter square triangle patch. See if you can locate this patch.

Colour plays an important part in this quilt block as well as your choices when you are getting ready to decide on the quilt layout that is right for you. Both of the sample quilt layouts shown below use sashing strips to separate the blocks. Further colour is utilized in the quilt on the right, in the manner of extra blank blocks for that additional spark, and as a spot to showcase your quilting skills.