A Sweet Beginners Quilt Block

Just 2 Fabrics Needed

A great block to try out to get started or if you’re already a quilter, you could these pretty blocks in a flash, for a throw, baby quilt, or any project you like.



Choose some fabric that you love, and for no reason, except that you just love it. This try-out block is great since pairing up two colors is super easy and there’s no stress at all. Pieces required are no more than 2 1/2″ inch widths, except the center square at 4 x 4″, 4 background strips 4 1/2″, and 4 at 8 1/2″ in length. A total of 8 mini charms, or 2 1/2″ squares, are simply stitched to the background fabric, and constructed in rows to make the block.

how to make a quilt block for beginners

It’s a quick read and you can get started right away with what you have. At first glance, the instructions show you how easy it really is, and builds confidence. It’s a great start to fall in love with quilting.

quilt block construction tutorial

The tutorial put together by Crazy Moms Quilts, simplifies the mini project from beginning to end, and is illustrated with images. In no time you have completed your first quilt block. Make as many as you like, it’s great for practice, and the small size fabric pieces needed can be cut from scrap. With all stress of making mistakes with your beloved fabric out of the way, have fun making this charming little quilt block!


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