The Shaded 9-Patch
This is a very easy Quilt
Block. It is very similar to a
Log Cabin Block, as half of the block is dark, and half light.
You have all the design
possibilities of the Log Cabin when you arrange your blocks.
Value is the key element of
this quilt. You can ignore color when you make this block.
What is important is the value.
This square was made to finish
at 6-inches. Each of the little squares was cut at 2 1/2
There are two
Triangles in the corners. They use a light and dark fabric.
The squares to make these Triangles were cut at 2 7/8 inches.
(Review the link above).
The block, when completed, will
measure 6 1/2 - inches. When it is finished, it will be a
You can have a lot of fun with
this block. It is a great block to use to make your first
Sometimes the most simple
blocks make the best quilts!