Free Kansas Trouble patterns are simple to download, but that's where the fun begins. This pattern looks complicated, but with only three fabrics and two triangle sizes, it's a lot easier than it looks.
Choose traditional fabrics to give this quilt an Early American look, or select contemporary colors and prints for a new twist on an old favorite. Use coordinated sashing to surround the block units and bind with a matching border.
||Vary the size of your template to create a larger or smaller block. The half-square triangles and squares are assembled in units, so the piecing goes quickly. Use the suggested cutting and assembly instructions to make the job go quickly and smoothly.
Click on the picture to the left for the printable 6" block of the Kansas Troubles.
Make a Kansas Troubles quilt using one of free patterns below.
Kansas City Block
Cutting instructions for a sixteen inch Kansas City block.
Kansas Troubles Variation
Instructions to make a twelve inch Kansas trouble block.