|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.
Free Quilt Block Pattern
The Pall Mall quilt block is a four patch that is a good choice for the beginner quilter. It contains only simple shapes -- squares and half square triangles. However, don't let the fact that this is a simple block to make, as it can be quite effective when used in your quilt.
The sample quilts illustrated show two different styles of settings -- the side by side layout (with sashing) as well as an on point style. By adding extra blank blocks you can extend the size of your quilt and show off your quilting skills as well.