17 Simple And Stunning Big Block Quilt Patterns For Beginners

big block quilt patterns for beginners

If you are a beginner quilter who loves modern quilt patterns, this post is definitely for you. 

Today, let’s turn our focus to the beautiful world of large block quilts

We’ll look at what defines a big block quilt, how to make one, and check out 17 fabulous big block quilt ideas. 

I hope you’re ready to be amazed by what quilters have figured out they can do with some gorgeous fabric and a modern flare. 

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There’s No Zig-Zagging About These 23 Chevron Quilt Patterns: You’ll Love Them

chevron quilt patterns

If you are looking for a fun, playful quilt pattern for your next project, I recommend checking out the easy chevron quilt pattern ideas I’ve gathered for you in this post.

These patterns are especially great for beginners or for anyone that wants a quick and easy quilt to make. 

Before we look at the 23 examples I’ve curated here, we will examine some FAQs surrounding zig-zag quilt patterns and how you can make one for yourself. 

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35 Gorgeous Quilt Strip Patterns That Are So Creative And So Easy To Make

quilt strip patterns

For many of us quilters, sometimes we want a beautiful quilt pattern that won’t take forever to make.

So how do we search for a pattern that will look amazing and be a simple construction?

My answer: easy strip quilt patterns. 

Pattern designers write patterns that utilize blocks made from fabric strips of varying widths and lengths.

They are simple and quick to put together.

Let’s check out 35 prime examples of this quilt pattern.

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15 Beginner Quilt Patterns To Make You Look Like A Pro

best beginner quilt patterns

Are you a beginner quilter searching for patterns that don’t necessarily look like simple quilt patterns?

When I was a beginner, I wanted to hurry up and learn the basics so I could make the more complicated, “fancy” quilt patterns

You know which ones I’m talking about.

The quilt patterns where you have to take a step back, turn your head, and say, “How did they do that?!” 

I’ve come up with a fun list of beginner-friendly quilt patterns that will make you look like a pro from the get-go.

Just because you’re attempting a beginner quilt pattern doesn’t mean it can’t be gorgeous and professional.

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Don’t Get Fidgety! We Found 9 Beautiful Fidget Quilt Ideas To Keep Your Hands Busy

Fidget Quilt Ideas

If you have a loved one or know someone that has been touched by dementia or Alzheimer’s, you know it can be difficult to see that personal struggle. 

One unique and surprisingly helpful valuable tool for the patient is therapeutic fidget quilts.

We will look at what a fidget lap blanket is and its benefits. 

We will also look at nine compelling examples of these extraordinary creations.

What Is a Fidget Quilt?

Fidget quilts are essentially a quilt (or blanket) that has several different moveable accessories that someone can enjoy. 

For example, a fidget blanket for Alzheimer’s will have zippers, buttons, velcroed toys that they can move, snaps, ribbons, different types of fabrics, and other notions. 

What Size Should a Fidget Quilt Be?

A fidget blanket only needs to be a small “mini” quilt. There is no right or wrong size, but it would be most helpful if it could fit on someone’s lap. You can also add two straps to either side of the blanket to make an apron that the recipient can tie around their waist and carry. 

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19 Eye-Catching Tumbling Blocks Quilt Patterns

tumbling blocks quilt pattern

When perusing classic quilt patterns, sometimes you come across a seemingly complex design that makes you wonder, “How did someone come up with that?”

The tumbling blocks quilt pattern is one of these patterns. 

Today, we will take a deep dive into how this quilt pattern’s history, and then we’re going to look at 19 unbelievable tumbling blocks quilt patterns that you can use to create your own quilt top. 

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