Basket quilt blocks are numerous and crop up frequently when a quilt is made to celebrate the spring season.
Many a quilt has been made entirely of different basket blocks, with no two blocks the same. Usually the quilt blocks are set on point, so that the final product shows the quilt block upright, rather than on its side as it is during the construction phase. However, not all basket blocks are made this way. Check out the variety of basket blocks in this website and make up your own version.
Free Quilt Block Pattern
The Jersey Basket quilt block is a another easy block because it contains only squares and half square triangles. It is constructed in the method of a four patch, by dividing the sections of the block into quadrants and then sewing those quadrants together. All in all, this is a wonderful block to get you started on your quiltmaking journey.
The two sample quilts illustrated show the quilt blocks rotated here and there to create a secondary pattern, or just to have a flow to the quilts.