This wonderful quilt was pieced by my Mother in Law, and quilted by her Quilting Bee in Graham, Texas. It was an exchange block of 3" nine patches, and she made this great star quilt by adding a simple triangle patch. Amazing! What a treasure.
Tutorial: Nine Patches I learned a different way of making nine patches from my friend, Nan, while I was at my retreat. It is a really fun way and I think this is how I will be doing them from now on. They seem to be more accurate and maybe even faster!
Tossed Nine Patch Technique... Awesome! ... makes a piecework of 15" or 30" or 45" ~ Turn 5" Charm Squares in a beautiful quilt. The Tossed Nine Patch pattern is sew easy. Stitch nine patches together, cut and turn. It's magical. This pattern was designed by Eleanor Burns.
Nine Patch Checkerboard Quilt Tutorial Instructions on how to make a checkerboard style 9 patch quilt. Cutting instructions including diagrams and measurements, and pressing instructions so the seams between adjacent blocks nest together.