Simple blocks – Clay’s Choice

Clay’s Choice is another block with just squares and half-square triangle units. The instructions given are for a 12 inch block as this block is a 4-patch – that is, it has 16 small (4 large) units. Making 4-patch blocks at 12, or 8, inches (or even 16) makes the maths a lot easier.

Clay's choice block

Putting 16 of these blocks together to make a quilt –

Clays choice quilt a

What happens of we swap the light and dark green over?

clays choice quilt d

And if we alternate these colourings?

clays choice quilt b

It suddenly looks a lot more interesting. You can find further ideas in the instructions.

Clay’s Choice

 

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