Quandaries and Queries

Please help me figure this out. I am making a blanket the directions call for a piece of material measuring 72"X45". Instead of one piece I'd like to make a patchwork quilt but the squares need to equal 72"X45". Centered on the bottom of the longest edge is an 18" square.

Thanking you in advance. Liz

Hi Liz,

As I see it there are many ways you could design the quilt. Here are three possibilities.

You could use six 18" square blocks and then have a border on three sides of 9" square blocks.

If you use the same idea but you want to alternate the colours of the 9" blocks then you need and adjustment somewhere. Here is one way to do it

If you want to use rectangular blocks then the options are limitless. Here is one. I have made it symmertical but there is no reason that you need do so.

The large blue blocks are 18" by 27", the small squares are 131/2 inches square and the two rectangles on the top row are 131/2 inches by 221/2 inches


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