Broken Dishes Quilt Block


Broken Dishes Quilt Block

Broken Dishes Quilt Block
Broken Dishes Quilt Block

"The Broken Dishes quilt block is a beloved classic in the world of quilting, cherished for its simplicity and striking design. In this post I'll take you through the step-by-step process of creating your own stunning Broken Dishes quilt block. Whether you're a seasoned quilter or just starting out, this timeless pattern offers endless possibilities for creativity and inspiration. Join me as we dive into the art of quilting and explore the beauty of the Broken Dishes block! The Broken Dishes quilt block got its name from the visual illusion it creates when multiple blocks are pieced together in a quilt. When you arrange several Broken Dishes blocks together, the contrasting triangles formed by the half-square triangles (HSTs) create a pattern that resembles a scattered arrangement of broken dishes or shattered tiles, hence the name. The block's design features triangles that alternate in color, giving the impression of a broken or shattered surface when viewed from a distance. This name reflects the quilt block's geometric pattern and the creative interpretation of its visual appearance."

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size6 inches wide x 6 inches long

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Primary TechniquePieced


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