Nine patch quilt blocks are numerous and likewise, the "sister" block type -- the Uneven Nine Patch. Both can be simple or challenging, depending on the number of pieces in each quilt patch.
Nine patch blocks are comprised of nine units, laid out in three rows of three patches. This is probably the most commonly used type of quilt block made.
| Uneven Nine Patch|
Free Quilt Block Pattern
The Wyoming quilt block might look familiar to you because there are several other quilt blocks that use the same patches. The difference is often just the direction of how those patches are placed, and of course the value of the colour of the individual pieces. I have listed some of the similar blocks below for you to compare.
The Wyoming quilt block is a nine patch, which is probably the most commonly used type of block. It contains half square triangles and flying geese patches which are also commonly used in blocks.
Choosing a layout for your quilt blocks is a fun chapter in quiltmaking and the illustrations shown will give you some ideas of how to set the blocks in your own quilt.
Similar Quilt Blocks
~ Checkerboard Star
~ Lucky Clover
~ Maple Star