Squares and Stripes Quilt Block

The Squares and Stripes Quilt Block is a 12-inch block using old-fashioned calico prints. These patchwork pillows are perfect for an old-timey rocking chair.



Squares and Stripes Quilt Block


Squares and Stripes Quilt Block


The Squares and Stripes quilt block offers the delightful world of color in unlimited possible combinations in this unusual quilt. Three shades of one color or use white, plain color and a print. Each pieced block measures 13 1/2 inch square (including seam allowance), and the completed quilt will measure about 78” x 91” when set together 6 across and 7 vertically.

Diagram suggests one manner of piecing although some other arrangements might be appealing. Experiment by laying out pieces before beginning to sew. Cut number of pieces given on each pattern.

Fabric requirements:

3 1/2 yards white
2 1/8 yards light
2 1/8 yards dark
2 1/4 yards print







Squares and Stripes Quilt Block Pattern: