roman squares quilt block

Roman Squares

Roman Squares quilt block is easy, very popular and almost always on the top three quilt blocks for beginners.

If you look at the many variations that has this block, you can actually make many many different quilts just by learning to make one block.

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Cutting Instructions for the Roman Squares quilt block

After the nine patch block, I guess the Roman Squares quilt block is the easiest block to cut. Just strips of fabric, connected into squares. Start by making a test block before cutting pieces for the whole quilt. It will make you more confident to continue and make the whole thing.

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 4 rectangles from the two dark fabrics
Cut 2 rectangles from medium & light fabric

6 inches

1.5 x 3.5 inches

1.5 x 3.5 inches

9 inches

2 x 5 inches

2 x 5 inches

12 inches

2.5 x 6.5 inches

2.5 x 6.5 inches

roman squares quilt
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Names of the block

Fence posts, Three by three

#REFERENCE: Maggie Malone “5500 Quilt Blocks Designs”
roman squares quilt
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Block variations

A lot of variations for the Roman squares quilt block, that can easily be made using our video tutorial. Just change your fabric colors, or a slight change on the block layout, and you will have a completely different looking quilt.

Roman squares quilt block variations
Video tutorial of the Roman Squares quilt block

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

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