|BLOCKS by SIZE||8" Quilt Blocks|
Eight inch quilt blocks are commonly used in quilts that are made up of one block only and the parts are easily divisible by four. Also, by setting the blocks in different layouts, you can create many different new designs -- sometimes with just a simple rotation of the block. This is not to say that larger or smaller versions of the same quilt block cannot be used in your quilt. Once again, you are the designer.
Fox and Geese
Free Quilt Block Pattern
I thought this quilt block, Fox and Geese was looking familiar. Perhaps I am missing something, but it looks just the same as Old Maid's Puzzle to me. I guess it is one of those quilt blocks that goes by many names.
This block is a simple four patch comprised of only squares and half square triangles, so this is a good choice for a beginner quilter.
Both of the sample quilts illustrated are created using four blocks together, and using 90 degree rotations of each of those four blocks to make one large quilt block. This produces a secondary pattern and two unique quilts.