Chain of Squares Quilt Patterns

Free Chain of Squares patterns are simple quilts for beginning quilters. There are a number of variations with names like Irish Chain, Broken Chain and Nine Patch Chain.

These are all great patterns that make up quickly, but they have a beautiful pattern that will delight everyone.

A nine-patch block is the basic template used for this quilt. Combine it with plain squares and create a simple design that will fit in with traditional décor or contemporary styling.

Chain of Squares Quilt Patterns

Chain of Squares quilts can be made in any size. Enlarge or reduce the downloadable templates to a size that's right for your project.

You can make baby quilts, lap quilts or a full size bed covering. Use scraps for a multi-colored look, or choose a limited palette to create a quilt that will blend with a room's décor.

Choose from many different Chain of Squares quilt patterns:


Nine Patch Chain Quilt
Here is a nine patch chain pattern that is made with all squares.


Jack's Chain
Materials needed and easy to follow instructions for making a Jack's Chain.


Broken Irish Chain
Here are instructions for a ten inch Broken Irish Chain quilt block.


Vintage Chains Quilt
Vintage chains quilt is made with two quilt blocks placed on point.