Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Needlework Tuesday - Special: Favourite Quilt Blocks

During the recent "Beat the Winter Blues Blog Hop", I asked my visitors which is their favourite quilt block.   I received 194 comments with 49 different blocks listed.  Below are the results in order of popularity.  I have provided links to the directions for as many blocks as I could find. Leave a comment with a link to your favourite freeblock pattern.

26 votes - Log Cabin
25 votes - Stars
18 votes - Pinwheel  Pinwheel variation   basic method
15 votes - Paper Pieced blocks
10 votes - 9 Patch  9 Patch 2
 6 votes  - Churn Dash
 4 votes  - Dresden (one of many versions)
 4 votes  - Hexagons
 3 votes  - Ohio Star
 3 votes  - New York Beauty
 3 votes  - Disappearing 9 Patch version 1

The following blocks received 2 votes each:
- Disappearing 4 Patch
- Wonky Log Cabin
- Friendship Star
- String Blocks
- 4 Patch
- Flying Geese
- 1/2 Square Triangle
- Square in a Square
- Wonky Block - any
- Drunkards Path

The Following Blocks received 1 vote each:
- Courthouse Steps
- Heart Block
- Stack & Whack - Bethany Reynolds, in my opinion she is the Goddess of Stack & Whack
- Barn Block
- Colorado Beauty
- Improvisational piecing
- Crumb Blocks
- Fire Hydrant
- Jewel Box
- Contrary Wife
- Swoon this is a pattern for purchase
- Saw Tooth Star
- Twister uses a special ruler to cut the unit
- Snails Trail
- Wonky Star
- Wonky House
- Double Pinwheel
- Mariner's Compass images of some of the variations for this block
- Shoofly
- Bowtie1 Bowtie 3D Bowtie2
- Fan
- HoneyBee
- Hourglass
- Cats
- Tumblers
- Scrappy Trip


1 comment:

....Petty Witter said...

I rather like Jewel Box and Hour Glass.