BLOCKS by SIZE 9" Quilt Blocks

There is no question that 12" quilt blocks are the most commonly used. But at times, you want to make a block that is a little smaller and uses easy math. Enter the 9 inch block -- not too big and not too small, but just fits the bill.

Jacob's Ladder

Sample Quilt Layouts


The Jacob's Ladder quilt block is one of a series of Biblical blocks on this website. It is a simple nine patch featuring half square triangles and squares.

The directional nature of the block can lead to all sorts of interesting variations in your quilt layout. By rotating blocks or groups of blocks by 90 degrees, secondary patterns can emerge. The quilt layout shown on the left shows this by using blocks in groups of four with rotations.

~ More "Biblical" quilt blocks

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