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. This week’s easy quilt block is made of nine small fabric squares arranged in a checkerboard pattern. The graphic on the left shows the two kinds of nine-patch blocks you can make from two …

. This week’s easy quilt block is made of nine small fabric squares arranged in a checkerboard pattern. The graphic on the left shows the two kinds of nine-patch blocks you can make from two …

Nine patch ! http://www.redpepperquilts.com/2009/07/nine-patch-quilt-top.html

Nine patch ! http://www.redpepperquilts.com/2009/07/nine-patch-quilt-top.html

"Disappearing Nine Patch" block - from Valentine Quiltworks blog;   After cutting a standard nine patch block vertically and horizontally down the center, turn two of the blocks.  Now the nine patch has disappeared and the center accent square is now four small squares in the block.

"Disappearing Nine Patch" block - from Valentine Quiltworks blog; After cutting a standard nine patch block vertically and horizontally down the center, turn two of the blocks. Now the nine patch has disappeared and the center accent square is now four small squares in the block.

Double Nine Patch Quilt Block. Classic

Learn How to Sew Double Nine Patch Quilt Blocks

Double Nine Patch Quilt Block. Classic

It's a Cinch to Sew a Batch of Easy Center Nine Patch Quilt Blocks: Learn How to Make Center Nine Patch Quilt Blocks

Give Four Patches a Contemporary Look with this Easy Pattern

It's a Cinch to Sew a Batch of Easy Center Nine Patch Quilt Blocks: Learn How to Make Center Nine Patch Quilt Blocks

An EASY Way to Make a Nine Patch Quilt Block (Ok….it’s really a total cheater method…)

Easy Quilt Layouts for Beginning Quilters

An EASY Way to Make a Nine Patch Quilt Block (Ok….it’s really a total cheater method…)

Nine Patch Quilt - Idea to use raised print cream fabric in background

Nine Patch Quilt - Idea to use raised print cream fabric in background

Green and Multicolor Hearts and Nine Patch Quilt Photo 3

Green and Multicolor Hearts and Nine Patch Quilt Photo 3

vintage nine-patch quilt top by cauchy09, via Flickr

vintage nine-patch quilt top by cauchy09, via Flickr

Love a sweet Nine Patch quilt

Love a sweet Nine Patch quilt

hand quilted nine patch  The nine patch is one of my favorite blocks

hand quilted nine patch The nine patch is one of my favorite blocks

Nine Patch Inspiration - Quilting Tutorial from ConnectingThreads.com - variations on nine patch

Nine Patch Inspiration - Quilting Tutorial from ConnectingThreads.com - variations on nine patch

Do you nest your seams? Assemble your quilt top with more accuracy by learning the the power of nesting seams in patchwork.

Quilting Lessons: The Basics of Nesting Seams

Do you nest your seams? Assemble your quilt top with more accuracy by learning the the power of nesting seams in patchwork.

That is a lot of very small double 9-patches.  Squares in the 9-patch appear to finish 1"  - even with a lot of chain piecing that is a boatload of work.

That is a lot of very small double 9-patches. Squares in the 9-patch appear to finish 1" - even with a lot of chain piecing that is a boatload of work.

Disappearing Nine Patch Quilt in pastel colours

Disappearing Nine Patch Quilt in pastel colours

Scrappy nine patch, love!   nine patch quilt by dutch blue, via Flickr

Scrappy nine patch, love! nine patch quilt by dutch blue, via Flickr