Nine Patch Uneven Nine Patch
The Uneven Nine Patch style of quilt block is so named because not all of the nine individual patches are the same size as is the case in a regular nine patch quilt block. This style of quilt block is often used in 10" quilt block to make the math easier, but you will find this construction method in many other quilt blocks as well.

Handy Andy - Variation

Free Quilt Block Pattern

The Handy Andy quilt block is a nice introduction to the half square triangle patch, probably the most commonly used patch in quilt blocks (after the square, of course). This block is frequently made as a 10" block because the math works out nicely. However, I have included instructions for several different sized blocks as well.

Though this block is technically a five patch, the units are sewn together in rows of three sections, as an uneven nine patch, so named as the three rows are not all the same measurements. (This is my personal preference as I find it easier to sew blocks together in "chunks" rather than in a row-by-row fashion.)

The sample quilts illustrated on the next page show how you can simply turn this easy quilt block into a really stunning quilt.