BLOCKS by SIZE 6" Quilt Blocks

Many quiltmakers like to make six inch quilt blocks in order to use a greater variety of blocks in a sampler style quilt. Another reason might be to test out the look of a block in a smaller size in order to save on the fabrics (just in case the block looks very different than in your imagination).

Whatever your reason for creating six inch blocks, the pieces are all just smaller versions of larger sized quilt blocks -- such as the most popular size, the 12" quilt block. This is what makes quiltmaking so exciting -- you are the designer and get to choose all the components.

Grape Basket

Free Quilt Block Pattern

The Grape Basket quilt block is one of dozens of "basket" blocks. Many a quilt has been made of only basket blocks and no two blocks were the same. Generally, the basket type of quilt block is made of half square triangles, rectangles and sometimes squares. In the example shown, I have made the basket with a variety of "flowers".

The sample quilts show a large quilt, set on point with sashing between the quilt blocks, and a single block set medallion style, and "framed" like a picture. You are only limited to your imagination.