This is a basic disappearing nine patch quilt block.
You can make this block with pre-cut 5″ squares, also called charm squares, to make the block more quickly.
How to make a disappearing nine patch block
If you like disappearing blocks check out my book Turnabout patchwork. It’s a book about slicing and turning blocks.
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My book Turnabout Patchwork
“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.
Buy individual chapters of my book
Now that my publisher is going out of business I have bought the rights to publish my book. Now you can download individual chapters. Each digital download is a bundle with 4 quilt patterns in it.
As well as the instructions and fabric needs to make the blocks you’ll find a section on quiltmaking basics at the end of the pattern that discusses:
- Squaring up blocks
- Assembly and quilting