20 Classic Quilt Block Patterns


Nothing beats a classic, and quilt blocks are no exception! Create some classic beauties with these free patterns.

Possibilities are practically endless with equilateral triangles.

Vintage One-Patch Block #1: The Equilateral Triangle

The Thimble is the perfect one-patch for quilters!

Vintage One-Patch Block #2: The Thimble

Diamonds are a quilter’s best friend with this classic one-patch.

Free Vintage One-Patch Block #3: The 60° Diamond

Explore this hidden gem of a one-patch!

Free AQS Vintage One-Patch Block #4: The Kite

The Clamshell is great for so many projects!

Free Vintage One-Patch Block #5: The Clamshell

Bring it all together with the Apple Core.

FREE: Vintage One-Patch Block #6: The Apple Core

Blane’s Plane features simplified piecing for a fun project!

Free Pattern: Blane’s Plane Block

Ellie the Elephant will add charm to any project.

Free Pattern: Ellie’s Elephant Block

Make a neighborhood or a city with this block!

Free Pattern: Nolan’s Neighborhood Block

Create this classic butterfly with simple piecing.

Free Pattern: Betsey’s Butterfly Block

Put several of this block together for a layout surprise!

Free Pattern: Tori’s Triplet Block

Sadie’s Star sparkles just for you.

Free Pattern: Sadie’s Star Block

Sail away with the beautiful block.

Free Pattern: Miller’s Mariner Block

Baskets of blooming flowers are a spring must.

Free Pattern: Blooming Baskets Quilt

Fall down the rabbit hole with this block, and try piecing with denim in this tutorial!

Big Block: Rabbit Hole

Make a bow tie block with traditional template piecing.

Free Pattern: Anne Dutton’s Bow Tie Blocks

Give a classic Hole in the Barndoor block a 3-dimensional twist.

AQS Vintage: Hole in the Barndoor x3

Create an Eight Pointed Star Cube with this classic AQS pattern.

Vintage AQS – Eight-Pointed Star Cubed

Make a Rolling Stone block and check out Block 2019. We’re exploring a different classic quilt block each month.

Block 2019: Rolling Stone

The second installment of Block 2019 features Ohio Star!

Block 2019: Ohio Star

What are some of your favorite classic quilt blocks?

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Carol calvert

How can I get this pattern for the Ohio Star block

Thanks for the question, Carol! Click the link and it will take you to the post with instructions for Ohio Star.