As a general rule, an intermediate block is rarely more difficult to make -- it just contains more pieces and therefore more seams. This is the reason that it is important that you can sew an accurate quarter inch seam allowance. Once you have mastered a precise seam allowance, you will have no difficulty in sewing the majority of quilt blocks.

My Fancy

Free Quilt Block Pattern

I took a few liberties when I made this pattern for the My Fancy quilt block. I decided it did not need so many seams so I added flying geese units rather than using two half square triangles to make a patch. I believe that if you don't need so many seams, why do so, when the look is the same.

The interest in this block is building it. You start with individual patches, then combine a few patches to make a unit and then finally use those units to create the block. I also thought it was a fun block to make as it uses six different fabrics.

The sample quilts illustrated feature one setting of the blocks side by side, while the second setting is done on point with additional plain blocks to feature your quilting. Now it is your turn.