Four Patch

Four-Patch-quilt-block

Four Patch

The Four Patch quilt block is the king block for every beginner quilter. It is possibly the first block you will ever learn once you pick up quilting. I just adore it. And its scrappy version is just gorgeous!

four patch quilt
via Knot Garden
Cutting Instructions for the Four Patch quilt block

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

Finished Block Size

*SQ = Square/Squares

Cut 2 SQ from dark fabric
Cut 1 strip from dark & white/light fabric

4 inches

2.5 inches

1.5 x 6.5 inches

8 inches

4.5 inches

2.5 x 10.5 inches

12 inches

6.5 inches

3.5 x 14.5 inches

Four Patch quilt
via Magpie Quilts
Get my latest quilt pattern in the shop!
Out of Stock
BABY QUILT 05
150.00 $
BABY QUILT 04
150.00 $
Four Patch quilt
via Diary of a quilter
Block Variations

Just by changing the layout of your fabric squares and maybe adding a color or two you can easily make the following variations of the block using the same tutorial. We have already made a tutorial for the Autumn tints block, as it was also covered in the Farmer’s Wife sampler.

Four Patch quilt
via Mary quilts
Video tutorial of the Four Patch quilt block

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

Have you made this block using our tutorial?
Sharing the knowledge! If you liked this tutorial then I would love it if you would follow me on Instagram, Facebook and youtube so you never miss another post.
Connected Links
Get the latest updates in your inbox
Welcome to Zarkadia Quilting Co.!

Quilts are the most intimate and personal of objects. They connect us with each other to the primal ground of the bed-the place we spend half our lives; where we are born, sleep, have sex, and die; the place where we replenish ourselves and dream our dreams; the place of nurture and healing, where we retreat in sickness and frailty; and the place where we receive the comfort and care of those who love us.

Archive
Follow
Get the latest updates in your inbox

2 Comments
Eleni Sarantoglou
November 7, 2016 1:50 pm

Love this block for its simple and smart design and construction. Thank you for sharing different block sizes too, they are very useful. I don’t mind your tutorials on greek or english, cm or inches, I understand both languages and can work with both length measurements. The dual language tutorial and dual measurements is an issue I deal with also. Translating texts for my blog took me longer than I thought and it made my text twice as long, I was bored of reading it more than once myself. That is the main reason i stopped blogging for a while now. How could I expect my readers to go through the different language blocks to read the one they were looking for. So i stopped blogging. And now I am stuck, because I want to start again. And for some reason, I feel like I need to apologize to the Greek readers or the non-Greek readers, because soon I will choose one language. Sorry for the long post. I totally relate to your post. x

Zafira
November 7, 2016 5:59 pm

And I love you too Eleni. Thank you for the lengthy answer, it was what I needed to keep going…

Love to read your comments!