It is one of the most recognized quilt blocks in the quilting world. Learn how to make a perfect nine patch quilt block the. The shoofly quilt block is a great beginner quilt block and its easy to change the size of the block. Since i snapped a few pics along the way of my improved disappearing nine patch quilt for my little girl, i thought id throw together a quick little tutorial for anyone interested in this super easy, versatile block. This quilt block is simply made up of nine squares, which can be any size. Sep 17, 2016 uneven nine patch block tutorial ive been contemplating this block for quite some time.
Try one of these traditional nine patch quilt patterns. I think uneven nine patch is very descriptive of this block. With this economicallypriced pattern, you simply take oneyard cuts of fabric plus a few hours and make a beautiful quilt top with binding and borders. From keeping your lines straight, to nesting seams, this foundation block is one that you will want to master. Mar 30, 2020 comprised of 9 different squares, the 9 patch quilt pattern comes in many different varieties. The difference between the two blocks is that the centre in the variation version has a four patch unit rather than a single square. Elegant nine patch variations quilt patterns gallery. I think this was the first time i introduced fabric manipulation on my quilts. Start with nine 5 squares and then follow the tutorial.
A disappearing 9 patch block will be about one inch smaller than the simple nine patch. Youll sometimes see it referred to as an improved nine patch. As youll soon learn, its a 9patcha camouflaged 9patch block. The quilt patterns or blocks that are displayed in the quilt discovery experience were in the quilts used by pioneer women as they traveled west and homesteaded the prairie.
Im not sure of the name of this quilt or the designer, but it is stunning. The term nine patch refers to the triedandtrue quilt block pattern, but did you know it also refers to an entire category of blocks. Camouflaged 9patch at first glance, you might think this quilt design is a combination of several different blocks designsperhaps a 4patch paired with squares and rectangles. Both can be simple or challenging, depending on the number of pieces in each quilt patch. Disappearing 9 patch variation block with charm squares. The scrappy nine patch quilt block is the frugal quilters dream come true. This is a great quilt to use up a large variety of small scraps. Mar 9, 2020 ideas for old town historic quilt guilds 201415 9 patch challenge. Nine patch quilt blocks are so named because they are comprised of nine patches sewn together in three rows of three. As the name implies, the parts of the block seem to disappear through a fantastic puzzlelike effect. Nine patch blocks are comprised of nine units, laid out in three rows of three patches. The nine patch quilt block has many different variations split nine patch, double nine patch, blooming nine patch. For my quilt, ive used a variation of the 4 patch star. This simple patchwork block can be transformed into a disappearing 9 patch and look amazing.
Album leaf has a light signature panel that was used to make friendship quilts for friends and familyeveryone who made a quilt block signed with a name, message, or both. Many creative quilt or craft projects start with 9patch blocks. How to make the double disappearing nine patch youtube. I got the pattern from one of my favorite easy quilt books, judy sisneros 9patch pizzazz.
Nine patch quilt blocks are numerous and likewise, the sister block type the uneven nine patch. The page links below will lead you back through time, with the larger numbers being the most recent patterns. You can learn more tips and tricks on basic 9 patch block construction here along with a few simple pattern ideas. The disappearing 4 patch or 4 to 9 patch starts with a 4 patch block with good contrast in colors or shades and tones. Nine patch variations quilt patterns this elegant nine patch variations quilt patterns gallery photos was upload on october, 17 2019 by admin. Its similar to maple leaf and tea leaves quilt blocks, but with a difference.
Disappearing nine patch quilt block pattern tutorial. Oct 04, 2019 there are hundreds of variations, perhaps even thousands. How to make a double disappearing nine patch quilt block with a twi. Sep 24, 2016 bust your stash of charm packs with this simple disappearing 9 patch. Reason i ask is because if i use a charm pack, most will have different patterns and to make this d9p you will need many of the same patterns. Two ways to quilt a ninepatch block see how to quilt a straight line design and an orange peel design on a nine patch quilt. Download free coloring pages cutting chart patterns for your favorite blocks. Disappearing nine patch quilts are known for their intricate and complicatedlooking designs, even though theyre incredibly simple to make. They also depict other popular patterns used in 1862, and in successive years, until the homestead act was repealed in 1986. How to make a 9patch quilt block, nancy zieman, sewing with nancy. This weeks easy quilt block is made of nine small fabric squares arranged in a checkerboard pattern. This simple 9 patch quilt block tutorial is written for the absolute beginner. Double disappearing nine patch quilt block variation sewn up. Making nine patch quilt blocks is as easy using just two squares.
Three rows of three squares create quilt design that is versatile, traditional and trendy all at the same time. Nine patch free quilt block patterns patchwork square. Learn to make 4 different types of disappearing 9 patch blocks. Perhaps the first quilt pattern to have a published name. The 9 patch is a very basic block that is perfect for beginners and is considered to be a building block for skills. Nine patch blocks are one of the best types of blocks to slice and turn. Learn more about the block s history and find additional assembly and design details in a disappearing nine patch quilt block pattern that was originally used for an online quilt block exchange. For many years, nine patches were one of the first blocks taught to young girls learning how to quilt. We start by making a simple nine patch quilt block. Try this disappearing nine patch quilt pattern if you love to make quick pieced quilt blocks and quilts. Disappearing 9patch with layer cakes reannalily designs. There are many, many nine patch style quilt blocks.
The same technique can be used when you sew other quilt blocks. The blocks diagonally oriented patchwork makes it a linking block, or somewhat of a chain, terms that describe blocks with similar movements that allow them to linkup in a quilt design. I made a quilt with this variation of disappearing 9 patch block some time ago. The pattern can be used in making lap quilts, baby quilts, christmas and halloween quilts. Today, most beginner quilt classes include a nine patch block. Get your charm packs and fat quarters ready, and lets learn how to make a quilt. Free quilt block patterns blocks ah library quilting. The four patch quilt block is one of the best blocks to start with if youre a beginning quilter. The variation uses the disappearing nine patch method that eleanor burns made famous several years ago. Nine patch quilt block pattern tutorial easy for beginngers. Center nine patch is an easy quilt block pattern that you can customize by shifting the color and contrast of its patches. Like many quilt block patterns that are referred to by different names, jacobs ladder has several for various color variations as well as geographical locations. It looks great with one color or mix it up and make it scrappy. The lovers lane quilt block is a nine patch design featuring half square triangles and an often underused quilt patch at least in my opinion, called the square in a square.
They often use hst and flying geese designs to accomplish their geometric designs. Laura shows how to take two nine patch block and make a really awesome disappearing nine patch. This technique can be used for endless new layouts and designs. Album leaf is a ninepatch quilt block pattern that finishes at 9inch square. Ill show you how to changeup the strip sizes, fabrics, or block layout to expand your quilting options. I made a test block, a while back and i was sharing it with paula j payne from quilting.
Variation on a disappearing 9patch block and quilt. We were recently wowed by vintage legacies author carol hopkins and her fun trick for making three nine patch blocks at a time, all with the perfect amount of light squares and dark squares per block. Nine patches are a traditional quilt block made with nine simple squares. Ill post a tutorial on the second variation tomorrow. This block was discovered in a comments section of. Classic nine patch quilt block patterns the spruce crafts. Disappearing 9patch variation this is another way to transform a 9 patch block disappearing 9patch quilt pattern patterns quilts for kids. These free quilt patterns and tutorials are perfect for cozy bed quilts or snuggly baby quilts for your new grandchild. Uneven nine patch block tutorial ive been contemplating this block for quite some time. True to its name, this pattern is all about the placement of sixteen patch quilt. Find nine patch quilt blocks, free quilting patterns, and more in this collection of.
Oct 24, 2017 return to block reference landing page browse blocks with names beginning with i through q browse blocks with names beginning with r through z 40 shades of green 5star block 5 patch variation 5440 fight amish star applique flower arrowheads arrowhead variation aunt dinah baby four patch baton rouge square beads block bears paw variation best of all big squares big time bird block blazing. Ninepatch block quilts are deceptively simple, but they can be made. A nine patch quilt is a great way to turn those scraps into something beautiful. The one below was made with 5 inch squares and it will finish to a 8. A quilt top made of ninepatch blocks, whether basic or complex, may vary from the very simple to extremely complex, both in the geometry as well as the colorplay. Jacobs ladder, a 9 patch block of halfsquare triangles and squares, is a very old quilt block pattern, dating to before the revolutionary war. In spite of its simplicity, the 4 patch quilt block shows us how its done. This block is sliced twice but have a look at the twist. With this collection, were bringing you quilt block patterns, full quilt patterns, disappearing nine patch quilts, and, for a little creative stretch, some variations on the nine patch design that will bring your quilting to the next level. Bust out your rbd fabric stash, and sew along with me. The nine patch square variation quilt block is built on the nine patch square a logical assumption. The main variation to this classic quilt block, and its a good one, is the disappearing nine patch.
Changeup patchwork is the name of my newest sewing with nancy 3part. For some time ive been wanting to really dive into the topic of quilting. Changeup patchwork is the name of my newest sewing with nancy threepart tv series. Disappearing 9 patch, 16 patch and twistturn variations. While the ninepatch is a very simple block, it is also a block type that describes the style of the construction. Create a beautiful 9 patch variation quilt with this tutorial from benita skinner of victoriana quilt designs. Our stepbysteps make it easy to recreate this quilting with your home machine. The disappearing 9 patch is a popular quilt these days. At first glance, you might think this quilt design is a combination of several different blocks designsperhaps a 4patch paired with squares and rectangles. Totally scrappy, disappearing 9patch using charm squares. Therefore, the center square of the 9 patch should be a 5 inch finished square.
While the nine patch is a very simple block, it is also a block type that describes the style of the construction. Note i realize you can also make this pattern doing a 4 patch center and then adding side sashing with corner blocks but this is just how i have made it. Please note, tutorials for these blocks are found in. When these 3 blocks were made, in the second quarter of the 19th century, it may have just been called a nine patch. This awesome, scrappy quilt project creates a colorful quilt block that you can sew together in no time. The other patterns i saw had that long extension had to be matched to the melon, and i foresaw. Jun 26, 2017 i love quick and simple quilt blocks but sometimes they can be boring. Four patch quilts patterns 4 patch quilt ideas twist and turn four patch quilt. Over 200 beautifully illustrated quilt block patterns are at your fingertips in the quilt block library. It has the looks of a complex pattern while in reality it is easy and suits beginner quilters.
I love quickly pieced patterns for lap and baby quilts and this blog has. The name of the quilt block is glorified nine patch. In any case, both quilt blocks are effective as evidenced by the illustrated quilts on the next page. If these sound like terms from scripture, you are correct, however they are also names for quilt patterns. Oct 28, 2017 now, ill show you a few variations and simple ways to toss up this basic block to make it more interesting and a little bit more exciting. Many creative quilt or craft projects start with 9 patch blocks. Yet, theres more to a 9patch block than meets the eye. A very simple block today a four patch within a four patch. Disappearing 9 patch quilt block disappearing blocks have always fascinated me so, now that we have the basics down, its time to give them a try.
And to inspire you to use nine patch blocks in a quilt of your own, heres a ninepatch quilt i made a few years ago. Aug 18, 2019 nine patch blocks are one of the best types of blocks to slice and turn. This 9inch quilt block is one of many patchwork designs that are called the same name. This quilt is the perfect example of a scrapbusting nine patch quilt. Fourpatch beginner quilt block the seasoned homemaker. To make the quilts, a simple nine patch quilt block is sliced in half twice to create four smaller units. Classic nine patch quilt block patterns the spruce. See more ideas about patch quilt, quilts and 9 patch quilt. Multiple variations of this block are combined to create disappearing nine patch quilt patterns. I chose this colour palette of purples and oranges as i thought it might represent the sky at sunset over a lovers lane. A quilt top made of nine patch blocks, whether basic or complex, may vary from the very simple to extremely complex, both in the geometry as well as the colorplay. Quilt discovery experience homestead national monument. Quilt examples are included sew your center nine patch quilt blocks 19 ideas patchwork quilt blocks ideas for 2019 try one or more of these free quilt block patterns.
Oct 15, 20 queen size disappearing 9patch with layer cakes. In different types of patterns, blocks are often divided in various ways to create. Accidental quilt block tutorial updated beyond sock. Quilting daily team, posted on october 24, 2017 january 12, 2020 return to block reference landing page browse blocks with names beginning with i through q browse blocks with names beginning with r through z. Includes an assembly diagram and stepbystep directions to make a 42 x 57 inch quilt. It is made in the easypeasy style of disappearing 9patch pattern.
Heres a quick tutorial on the traditional disappearing nine patch block and one variation, which i call, double trouble because i have no idea what this block is really called. The blocks together make a disappearing nine patch quilt. The graphic above shows the two kinds of nine patch blocks you can make from two fabrics. Click below to download your own copy of my nine patch classic pattern. Trail of the covered wagon 3color variation of the 9 patch jacobs ladder. The original nine patch quilt block can be called the parent block. Click on any block below to access block view pictures of quilt blocks in the scissortail quilting quilt block library. Learn how to make a perfect nine patch quilt block. Cotton or polyester thread in a neutral color like beige or pale grey. Free quilt block patterns blocks ah library quilting daily. Jan 17, 2012 i bet you didnt guess that i made this using a variation of the disappearing 9 patch. This is probably the most commonly used type of quilt block made. Here latest nine patch variations quilt patterns design collection.
Nine patch square variation free quilt block pattern. If you want to cut the block in half vertically and horizontally, it seems to me that you would need to cut 2. Whats interesting about this block is that it is classified as an uneven 9 patch and then drawn on a 5x5 grid. I am having a lot of fun with these four patch blocks and figure i should move on but i am really quite fascinated by all the combinations i have been able to make. Changeup patchwork is the name of my newest sewing with nancy 3part tv series. The finished quilt was created by alternating the 9patch blocks with creamcolored fabric squares of the same size. One of the most fascinating aspects about quilt collecting, study and history is discovering the. You use the same technique but by placing your colors different you get a totally different look. Texas star multicolor variation of the simple 9 patch ohio star quilt block composed of quartersquare triangles and squares. I was so controlled that i made all the four squares first. Change up patchwork is the name of my newest sewing with nancy threepart tv.
Or pull out some of your favorite leftover red and pink scraps for a. After doing a lot of research i realized the 9patch quilt block is the ideal place to start. So, if youre ready to get going and do something with your nine patch blocks, ill show you how. The 9 patch is considered a basic foundation block in quilting that can help your build your skills in so many ways. Disappearing 9patch variation this is another way to transform a 9patch block disappearing 9patch quilt pattern patterns quilts for kids. I need a nine patch block pattern with the name family, home or love in it says. Nov 02, 2010 tossed nine patch technique quilt in a day. Make a 9 patch swap quilt with jenny doan of missouri star. This is one of the two finished blocks you can make with this tutorial. How to strip piece ninepatch 9 patch quilt blocks new. One of the earliest patchwork quilt patterns, this nine patch variation, was called a plain block in the ladies home journal in 1896.
Disappearing nine patch is a quilt block that is made by a unique arrangement of nine patches of fabric. If you know the real name and or designer dont hesitate to comment. Some people may also call this puss in the corner block, although this has many variations and can be more complex than the block which i am sharing today. Oct 17, 2015 disappearing 9 patch variation quilt tutorial. Today i made a four patch variation not really sure if the block has a name or not i suppose i could give it one. Basically, you make a 9 patch, cut it into 4 equal pieces, rearrange the pieces and sew back together to make the new block. How to make a 9patch quilt block, sewing with nancy zieman, change. Totally scrappy, disappearing 9patch quilt design nw.999 983 1462 899 489 763 996 965 311 1221 1065 128 286 734 227 272 522 205 300 1499 916 713 1062 1281 315 670 1134 643 193 1024 921 383 744 772 1282 985 72 909 574 1438 708 670 256 740