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Crown of Thorns Quilt Block Pattern

Crown of Thorns Quilt Block Pattern

Janet Wickell

Crown of Thorns Quilt Block Pattern

The Crown of Thorns quilt block looks intricate, but it isn't at all difficult to make. And while Crown of Thorns does have quite a few patches, many of its units can be assembled easily using quick piecing techniques.

Finished block size: 12" x 12"

Crown of Thorns Quilt Block Fabric & Cutting

Mottled medium-dark green:

  • (1) 4-3/4" x 4-3/4" square; (2) 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" squares

Neutral background

  • (2) 3-7/8" x 3-7/8" squares, each cut in half once diagonally

Gold print

  • (2) 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" squares; (2) 3" x 3" squares

Maroon print

  • (2) 3" x 3" squares

Deep purple

  • (4) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" squares; (3) 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" squares, each cut twice diagonally to produce 8 triangles with the straight grain on the longest edge

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