Block

All block patterns, whether pieced, appliquéd or created with any other technique, are grouped here.

Harlekin Block

Harlekin Block

The Harlekin block is an easy block that can be cut and sewn very quickly.

In our version, we used striped fabrics for the triangle units. We wanted to create the impression that the stripes in the fabrics radiate from the centre of the block. Therefore, we used a “trick” to cut the triangles... (31 January 2011)

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Windblown Square

Windblown Square

The first block in the American Impressions Block of the Month series is called Windblown Square. The block was first mentioned in 1931, but we think it has been around for longer than that. Our version consists of half-square triangles, quarter-square triangles and a square. You can also make this block entirely out of half-square triangles which results in a lot more seams... (11 January 2011)

Jacobi Rose Block

Jacobi Rose

The name “Jacobi Rose” is taken from the Jacobi Dult. This is the summer version of the famous Auer Dult and among the three annual Dults, the Jacobi Dult is the oldest. In 2010, it was held for the 700th time... (3 January 2011)

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Ocean Waves Quarter Block

Ocean Waves Quarter Block

For the diagonal setting in the Ocean Waves Quilt, not only are full blocks needed, but also side and corner blocks.

These instructions are for the four corner blocks. The blocks are triangular and equivalent to a quarter Ocean Waves block (if you were to cut it twice diagonally)... (28 December 2010)

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Slanting Triangles Block

Slanting Triangles Block

The Slanting Triangles block is an easy block to sew. Although this block has surely been used by other quilters for decades, if not centuries, as a quilting greenhorn, Jutta believed that the block was her original design... (25 December 2010)

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Ocean Waves Half Block

Ocean Waves Half Block

For the diagonal setting in the Ocean Waves Quilt, not only are full blocks needed, but also side and corner blocks… (13 December 2010)

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Ocean Waves Block

Ocean Waves Block

Having such a name, the colour scheme for this version of the Ocean Waves block seemed obvious... But there are many different colour combinations that this block can get away with...

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Unfolding (Block)

Unfolding (Block)

The Unfolding block turned out to be both a great surprise and a lot of fun...

Enhanced Sawtooth

Enhanced Sawtooth

This easy, but still interesting block is based on a 3 by 3 grid which makes it effectively a Nine Patch block. It is made up of a total of 18 half-square triangles...

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Hourglass Block

Hourglass Block

This easy block can be used for many purposes: sashings, borders, setting blocks etc. If set in a single block quilt, the pattern is also known as 'Broken Dishes'...

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