BLOCKS by SIZE 16" Quilt Blocks

Larger quilt blocks offer the incentive that there are less to make to produce your quilt. When time is limited, this size of block is your best friend. A second feature is that you can try a more difficult design as the pieces may be many, but the sizes of the patches are easy to work with. A win-win all around.

Delectable Mountains - Variation

Free Quilt Block Pattern

This version of the well known Delectable Mountains quilt block will be a challenge for those wanting to move on to more complicated blocks. Although technically this block is an eight patch, it will not be constructed in a row by row fashion, but rather as an uneven nine patch -- because I just find that easier to manage.

The block is not difficult, but there are many pieces -- 101 in fact, so as long as you can sew an accurate quarter inch seam allowance you can make this block. You will get lots of practice making half square triangles and then will also construct a few flying geese and square in a square patches.