|BLOCKS by SIZE||8" Quilt Blocks|
Eight inch quilt blocks are commonly used in quilts that are made up of one block only and the parts are easily divisible by four. Also, by setting the blocks in different layouts, you can create many different new designs -- sometimes with just a simple rotation of the block. This is not to say that larger or smaller versions of the same quilt block cannot be used in your quilt. Once again, you are the designer.
Free Quilt Block Pattern
Naturally this is the perfect choice for a quilt for your own favourite "Sarah". (Note how I slipped in the spelling change here to favourite, as I am a Canadian, and to me, the word looks naked without that extra "u". However, I stuck with the true block name spelling in the title!)
This four patch quilt block is an easy one to construct. It is sewn in four identical quadrants and those are then simply rotated. Half square triangles and squares are all that this block needs.
I decided this is a perfect choice for a "scrappy" block -- using up all your little tidbits left over from other projects. But, it looks great as just a two colour block as well.
Both of the quilts illustrated are made by setting the blocks on point but with subtle changes, they look entirely different. Now it is over to you to create a quilt for your favourite Sarah!