Nine Patch Sampler Quilt

nine patch sampler quilt with title.

This great quilt is a sampler with six different nine patch blocks. Use six blocks for a smaller quilt or twelve for a large quilt.

Use each block alone for its own quilt.

Getting Started

Get tips for choosing fabrics to make the Nine Patch sampler quilt.

Options for scrappy or planned layout options.

fabric for nine patch sampler quilt.

Basic Nine Patch

The basic 3 x 3 block is the basis for many quilts.

Make this block quickly and easily. It’s perfect for beginners.

nine patch block with title.

Fence Rail

This simple block is made with strips of fabric.

There are many ways to customize the block for different patterns.

fence rail block with title.

Shoo fly block

Squares and half square triangles go together for this traditional block.

This block is easy to adapt to different sizes for whatever quilt you want.

shoo fly block with title.

Friendship star

This traditional quilt block is one of the easiest star blocks to make.

It uses the same pieces as the Shoo Fly block, but in a different orientation.

friendship star quilt block with title.

Churn dash block

Joining pieces from the fence rail block and the shoo fly block, this block looks more complicated than it is.

It is sometimes called the monkey wrench block.

churn dash block with title.

Double Nine Patch

These small nine patch blocks go together to make a large nine patch.

This is also a great way to make chain blocks for a quilt.

double nine patch block with title.

Sashing and border

Put the blocks together with sashing and borders to make a full quilt top.

sampler quilt with title.

Finishing – part 1

Basting and quilting are what takes your quilt top and turns it into a quilt.

See different quilting options.

close up of quilt with title.

Finishing – part 2

Binding is the last step to making the quilt.

Bind by machine for a quick and secure finish.

binding a quilt with title.


Elizabeth DeCroos - Epida Studio.

Elizabeth DeCroos

Elizabeth DeCroos is the designer and teacher at Epida Studio. She loves to work in quilting, pojagi and embroidery and teach these techniques to others.
Learn more and get her to speak to your group.

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