Building Blocks: Free Quilt Block Patterns for Every Quilter

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Everyone needs to start somewhere with any big project. If you’re working on a new drawing, you need to start with a sketch. If you’re building a cabinet, you need to start with a design. When you’re making a quilt, you have the option to piece it together with quilt blocks. I love a gorgeous quilt block patterns. My personal favorites are block of the month quilt patterns. In fact, if you’re looking for a great BOM or simply a new building block to inspire, check out any of these lovely free quilt block patterns.

Nine Patch Quilt Blocks

Brady Bunch Inspired Nine Patch Block

Keep it simple! Nine patch quilt block patterns are great for beginners. No curved pieces of fabric, no trouble.

 Brady Bunch Inspired Nine Patch Block

Magician’s Disappearing Nine Patch

Curved Nine Patch Quilt Block

Star Quilt Blocks

Bright Hopes Star Block

Star blocks are some of my favorites. I love the design and I especially love how they come together in the final quilt project. Create a beautiful new star block with any of these free quilt block patterns.

 Bright Hopes Star Block

Star Flower Quilt Block

Wonky Star Quilt Block

Scrappy Rainbow Star Quilt Block

Hourglass Quilt Blocks

Sands of Time Quilt Block

Measure time with fabric strips! Hourglass quilt blocks are absolutely beautiful. Hourglasses in general are gorgeous pieces of home decor, so incorporate a similar pattern in your next quilt block.

Sands of Time Quilt Block

Magic Double Hourglass Block

Matching Hourglass Blocks

Log Cabin Quilt Blocks

Easy Log Cabin Quilt Block

Around and around we go! These log cabin quilt blocks will teach you the log cabin quilting style. Go traditional and rustic with your color choices or experiment with pinks and brights.

Easy Log Cabin Quilt Block

Pink Log Cabin Quilt Block

Rainbow Log Cabin Quilt Block

Pinwheel Quilt Blocks

Candy Pinwheel Quilt Blocks

These patterns will guide your eyes around any given quilt project. Easy quilt blocks like these are perfect for the beginning quilter, and the finished quilt tops are so gorgeous.

 Candy Pinwheel Quilt Blocks

Flying Geese Pinwheel Block Pattern

Dutch Pinwheel

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  1. Jacqueline says

    I’ve seen many quilts or blankets that people have made using old t-shirts. Cool idea and a great way to make use of old shirts you have laying around the house!

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