BLOCKS by SIZE 16" Quilt Blocks

Divided Cross

Free Quilt Block Pattern

Divided Cross is a quilt block for those who would like a little more of a challenge. Now having said that, this block is only challenging -- not because it is difficult -- but because of the number of pieces in each block. Other than single squares and rectangles, the other individual patches are common ones -- the half square triangle and the quarter square triangle.

To make your quilt go together more quickly, I would suggest making the 16" block, and therefore there are fewer blocks to construct. Also I have chosen to use the uneven nine patch as my method of construction, as I prefer to work in "chunks" rather than individual rows for ease in construction.