16 Patch

I’ve had a lot of questions about the size of the blocks in the 16 patch quilt I’m working on. If using squares, they’re cut 4 inches. If using fat quarters, cut your strips 4 x 18 inches.

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I found a free pattern online for this quilt several years ago but that blog is no longer active. After a lot of searching, I found an archived link but I have no idea how long it will be active so if you are interested, make sure you save a copy for yourself.

St Louis 16 Patch – https://web.archive.org/web/20131016220636/http://sewwithsass.blogspot.com/2013/04/quilts-st-louis-16-patch.html

I’m using fat quarters for my quilt so I have a little left over of each one after cutting my 4 strips and since I can’t stand to waste fabric (or the effort it takes to press!) I’m cutting the leftovers into Tumblers for a small doll quilt. No surprise right?

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5 thoughts on “16 Patch

    1. Thanks for the link — it’s not quite the same information she had posted on the original tutorial but I’m sure some people will find it helpful if they are using yardage.

      Mary

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  1. Thanks for the info, Mary! I’m heading to a quilt retreat next week. I like to have a couple easy ones for the evenings when the wine comes out 🙂

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