BLOCKS by SIZE 6" Quilt Blocks

Many quiltmakers like to make six inch quilt blocks in order to use a greater variety of blocks in a sampler style quilt. Another reason might be to test out the look of a block in a smaller size in order to save on the fabrics (just in case the block looks very different than in your imagination).

Whatever your reason for creating six inch blocks, the pieces are all just smaller versions of larger sized quilt blocks -- such as the most popular size, the 12" quilt block. This is what makes quiltmaking so exciting -- you are the designer and get to choose all the components.

Next Door Neighbor

Sample Quilt Layouts

Two sample quilt layouts are shown below for the Next Door Neighbour quilt block.

The quilt layout illustrated on the left sets full and half blocks on point with the addition of blank blocks -- a perfect spot to showcase your quilting design.

The quilt layout on the right also uses a diagonal setting of the blocks. However, the blocks themselves are enlarged by the addition of large corner triangles on each block. The careful placement of the colour of these larger triangles gives the extra design element in this lovely quilt.

More Pinwheel quilt blocks