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.

Joseph's Coat

Free Quilt Block Pattern

With a name like Joseph's Coat for this quilt block, well you know I just had to make it a scrappy version with lots of colourful fabrics. The block features a light background fabric and is anchored with a dark fabric in specific locations, to give the eye a rest from all of the colours.

This block is technically a five patch as it is built on a 5 x 5 grid. However, it is constructed as an uneven nine patch due to the placement of the cut pieces. The use of both half square triangles and quarter square triangles are necessary in order to keep bias edges away from the outer edges of the patches. As a bonus you also get to practice your square in a square patches.

More "Biblical" Quilt Blocks
~ Cain and Abel
~ David and Goliath
~ Garden of Eden
~ King David's Crown