Classic to Modern

Quilt Blocks

Welcome to our "block party", where we're sharing tips, tools and resources to turn simple squares, rectangles and triangles into an endless array of quilt blocks.


Free Pattern Fun

Explore hundreds of free quilt block patterns by independent designers in our marketplace. You'll find downloads for any quilter — traditional, modern or anywhere in between!

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Mix It Up

It's amazing how different your quilt can look if you just change the arrangement of the blocks. Explore the variety — and fearlessly play with your quilt layout — with Kate Colleran in her online class, 3 Blocks, 30 Quilts.

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Classic Creativity

There's so much you can do with the beloved log cabin block. Instructor Nancy Smith shows you 10 variations on this timeless block in her online class. You're sure to gain tips and flex your patchwork muscles along the way.

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Tradition Made Simple

Speed to the finish with pre-cut strips! You can create so much from these seemingly narrow cuts of fabric. Barbara Eikmeier shares techniques for using strips to make designs such as half-square triangles to appliqué.

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All Things Quilting

Just getting started? Explore Craftsy for more quilting fun — from classes and fabrics to kits and patterns — to kick start your quilting journey.