Broken Window

broken window quilt block tutorial

The Broken Window quilt block can be pretty difficult for a beginner, but a challenging one for a more experienced one. Try to make at least one and you will automatically boost your piecing abilities!

Many half square triangles, and some flying geese…hmmm… and more half square triangles! But fear not! Here is the tutorial for you.

Broken window quilt block demo
Demo quilt by @zarkadia

Cutting Instructions for the Broken Window quilt block

Always remember FINISHED SIZE means the size it will be in a completed quilt. The measurements given already have the ¼ inch allowance included.

Finished Block Size Cut 8 squares from dark and light fabric Cut 8 rectangles from dark fabric Cut 16 squares from light fabric Cut 1 square from light fabric
6 inches 1 7/8” 1.5” x 2.5” 1.5” 2.5”
12 inches 2 7/8” 2.5” x 4.5” 2.5” 4.5”
Broken window quilt block demo
Demo quilt by @zarkadia
Broken window quilt block demo
Demo quilt by @zarkadia

Video tutorial of the Broken Window quilt block

I hope you will enjoy this video tutorial on how to make the BROKEN WINDOW quilt block and don’t forget to subscribe to my channel for more quilt blocks!

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