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8 Beginner-Friendly Four-Patch Quilt Patterns

Four Patch Quilt Patterns

Four-patch quilt patterns are great for beginners, and there are many ways to incorporate them into your quilt designs! Add sashing, borders and coordinating blocks for a fun twist on this basic quilt block.

Check out these four-patch quilt blocks and see for yourself how easy and versatile this beginner-friendly quilt block can be!

Charming Four Patch Quilt

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1. Charming Four Patch Quilt

Four-patch blocks are inserted into nine-patch blocks to make a really cute and interesting quilt from charm squares. Use brights or pastels, and this quick-to-sew quilt makes a sweet lap blanket!

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Lucky Four Patch

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2. Lucky Four Patch

This 48" square quilt features Celtic knotwork weaving through a pieced four-patch block. For intermediate quilters, this appliquéd bias fabric connects the blocks together. Change up the colors for a quilt that's great year round!

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Four Patch Star

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3. Four-Patch Star

Bust your stash with four-patch quilt patterns! This fancy four-patch star block looks great with scraps, and has a dynamic impact. Sew up a row for a table runner, or combine lots to make a whole quilt.

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Scrappy Four Patch Lap Quilt

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4. Scrappy Four-Patch Lap Quilt

Beginners will love to make this scrappy four-patch quilt pattern, which works well with a variety or prints. Sewing up at 50 1/2" x 61 1/2", this lap quilt uses a simple sashing technique for easy assembly.

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Geraniums Four Patch Rail Fence

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5. Geraniums Four Patch & Rail Fence

This four-patch quilt pattern uses rail fence blocks and solid or printed squares to form a really interesting geometric grid. Have fun with your color scheme, and this 69" square quilt will sew up like a dream.

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Four Patch Shuffle

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6. Four Patch Shuffle

Using layer cakes or fabric yardage, you'll love sewing up this four-patch shuffle quilt over the weekend. Sewn up in two sizes (44" or 66" square), this four-patch quilt pattern makes a quick baby shower gift, charity quilt, graduation gift or stash buster!

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Four Patch Fun Quilt Pattern

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7. Four Patch Fun Quilt Pattern

Big four-patch blocks are mixed with corner blocks and crisp, white sashing for a cute baby quilt that really pops! Beginners and more advanced quilters can easily sew up this 38 1/2" square quilt top in a day, and it's great for mixing a variety of coordinated prints. Grab seven fat quarters, and you're ready to get started.

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Disappearing Quilt Blocks Printable Card

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8. Disappearing Quilt Blocks Printable Card

If you have ever been confused about all the different ways to cut up a quilt block to make it "disappear," then this free printable is great to download and save as a quick reference! From disappearing four-patch blocks to nine-patch and sixteen-patch variations, instructions are included to help you make interesting quilt blocks for your projects.

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