Flagstones

Flagstones quilt block

Flagstones quilt block is a gorgeous nine patch block that can actually clear out your scrap bags! A total scrapbuster… I so much enjoy making this beauty and soon an entire quilt is on the way.

Flagstones quilt block
via Joy for Grace

Cutting instructions for the Flagstones quilt block

Rotary cutting fabrics for the flagstones quilt was a piece of cake. Just dive into squares, strips, squares and strips. Simple and straightforward, ideal for a beginner quilter. In this particular block you could use scraps, especially for the nine patch parts of the block.

And 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 2 rectangles from dark and 1 from light fabric Cut 2 strips from light and 1 from dark fabric Cut 8 squares from dark fabric Cut 2 squares from light fabric
6 inches 1.5” x 3” 1.5” x 6.5” 1.5” 3.5”
12 inches 2.5” x 6” 2.5” x 10.5” 2.5” 6.5”
Flagstones quilt block
via The Sewing Chick
Flagstones quilt block
via Cotton Berry Quilts

Names of the block

Snowball and nine patch, Aunt Patsy’s pet, Aunt Patty’s favorite, Delaware flagstones, Dutch mill, Federal chain, Four and nine patch, Grandmother short’s quilt, Improved nine patch, New nine patch, New snowball, Nine and four patch, Pullman puzzle, Snowball

#REFERENCE: Maggie Malone “5500 Quilt Blocks Designs”

Flagstones quilt block
via Canoe Ridge Creations

Block variations

The Flagstones quilt block doesn’t have any variations, except the one that can be made, just by multiplying the units of the block. Make 5 Nine patch units and 4 Snowballs and you have a new block!
Flagstones quilt block variations

Video tutorial of the Flagstones quilt block

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

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