Big Dipper

The Quarter square triangle is another fundamental unit of many quilt blocks, and in Big Dipper, is its main unit. Easy to make but needs practice.

Enjoy our video tutorial and don’t forget to subscribe to my channel for more quilt blocks!

Other names of the block

Bow ties, Envelope quilt, Hour glass, Pork and beans, The whirling blade, Yankee puzzle

REFERENCE: Maggie Malone “5500 Quilt Blocks Designs”

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Cutting Instructions

Finished Block Size Cut 2 squares from Dark fabric Cut 2 squares from Light fabric
4” 3 1/4” 3 1/4”
8” 5 1/4” 5 1/4”
12” 7 1/4” 7 1/4”
16” 9 1/4” 9 1/4”

Quilts made from this block

Watch the block tutorial

Other tutorials for this block

Cluck Cluck Sew
Red Pepper Quilts
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