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Two kinds of disappearing 4-patch blocks

Two kinds of disappearing 4-patch blocks

Both blocks are quick and easy to make, just perfect for a beginner’s quilt.

How to make a disappearing 4-patch block

Learn in less than 2 minutes how to make this easy block:

Get the fabric needs for this block.

How to make a disappearing 4-patch variation block

This is another variation of a 4 patch block. Very easy and quick to make as well.

Get the fabric needs for this block.

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations blockHow to make rail fence variations quilt blocks

Learn how to make some rail fence variations quilt blocks in just over 2 minutes:

Materials for some rail fence variations quilt blocks

  • 3 strips 15 x 1 1/2 inches of dark fabric
  • 3 strips 15 x 1 1/2 inches of medium volume fabric
  • 3 strips 15 x 1 1/2 inches of low volume fabric
  • Five 3 1/2 inch squares in dark fabric
  • Five 3 1/2 inch squares in medium volume fabric
  • Five 3 1/2 inch squares in low volume fabric

Block size

Each strip makes four 3 1/2 inch squares.

Four patch  blocks measure 6 1/2  inch square.

Nine patch blocks measure 9 1/2 inch square.

Some of the blocks

Have a look at some of the variations you can obtain:

4-patch quilting blocks

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

9-patch quilting blocks

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

Video tutorial: Rail fence variations quilt blocks tutorial

 

Quick and easy bow tie quilt block video tutorial

Quick and easy bow tie quilt block video tutorial

Bow tie is a quick and easy block and you can make many different quilt layouts with it.

How to make a quick and easy bow tie quilt block

Learn how to make this easy block in less than 2 minutes:

Block size

9 1/2 inch square.

This is the block you make with this video tutorial.
Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

Quilt designs ideas

With sashingQuick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

Without sashing

Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial

Rounding the block corners

Quick and easy Bow tie quilt block - video tutorial