Greek Cross


The Greek Cross quilt block has to be one of the perfect blocks to learn to quilt. It just cannot be any easier. Just half square triangles and a bit of strip piecing.

Making a scrappy Greek cross quilt could be a real challenge. I might try it!

greek cross quilt block
via Needles and Lemons
Scrappy greek cross quilt
via A quilter’s table

Cutting Instructions for the Greek Cross 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 2 squares from dark and white/light fabric Cut 1 strip from dark and white/light fabric Cut 1 square from dark fabric
6 inches 2 7/8” 1.5” x 10.5” 2.5”
9 inches 3 7/8” 2” x 15” 3.5”
12 inches 4 7/8” 2.5” x 20” 4.5”
greek cross quilt
via Auntie’s Quaint Quilts

Block variations

The Greek cross has the exact same variations as the Churn Dash. So click on the Churn Dash quilt block to find out more.

greek cross quilt
via My sewful retirement

Video tutorial of the Greek Cross quilt block

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

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