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Nine Patch Variation Quilt


Create a beautiful 9-patch variation quilt with this tutorial from Benita Skinner of Victoriana Quilt Designs. This is a great quilt to use up a large variety of small scraps.

9-Patch Variation Quilt Pattern

Finished Block Size: 6" x 6"

Variation Block


Fabric Key:

Fabric Key 1

A~ Dark prints Cut: 3~2½" squares & 2~3" squares

Fabric B

B~ Light prints Cut: 3~2½" squares & 2~3" squares


  1. Cut fabrics A + B [Rotary Cutting]
  2. Make 3 pairs of half-square triangles [Half-Square Triangles~ Pair] using the fabric A + B 3" squares. You will have a leftover half-square triangle.

    Square up each unit to 2½" square.

  3. Lay out the block, as illustrated.

    Block Layout

    Block Layout

    Sew [Machine Piecing] the patches and units together, as follows:

    -Sew the first two patch & unit together, in each row. Sew the last patch/unit, to the first two.

    -Sew the rows together, matching the seams.
  4. Block [Blocking].

9-Patch Variation Quilt Pattern

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