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.
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”|
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”
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!