|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.
Sample Quilt Layouts
The colour placement of certain patches in the Images quilt block gives a slight directional nature to the design.
The quilt layout featured on the left takes advantage of this directional feature and uses 90 degree rotations of some of the blocks to create a subtle secondary design as you place the blocks side by side.
The quilt layout illustrated on the right sets the blocks on point and uses additional blank blocks to bring extra pops of colour to the finished design, for a totally different look.
~ More Directional quilt blocks