Framed Nine Patch Baby Quilt PatternThis version of the framed nine patch quilt is made with 5" square quilt blocks and just one border. It finishes at 30" x 40", and is suitable for a baby quilt. Eliminate the border for a quilt that finishes at about 25" x 35".
Quilting Fabrics and Other MaterialsBorder fabrics repeat fabrics used in the nine patch units, but are listed separately so that you can change those fabrics if desired.
Blue print for nine-patch units: 3/8 yards
Green print for nine-patch units: 3/8 yards
Black with white print for frames 3/8 yards
White with black print for frames: 1/2 yards
Border (blue or green): 1/2 yards for crosswise grain strips; sew side borders first to avoid pieced border strips
Binding: about 170 running inches doublefold binding (Quilt Binding Instructions)
Backing: 1-1/2 yards
Batting: about 40" x 50" low loft batting
Cutting InstructionsYou'll make (18) #1 nine patch units and (17) #2 nine patch units. A and B segments are used in each version of the block.
- A segments: 53
- B segments: 52
Blue print for nine patch: (6) 1-1/2" wide strips cut selvage to selvage
Green print for nine patch: (6) 1-1/2" wide strips cut selvage to selvage
Black print with white for frames: (6) 1-1/2" wide strips cut selvage to selvage; cut a total of (70) 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" bars from the strips
White print with black for frames: (10) 1-1/2" wide strips cut selvage to selvage; cut a total of (70) 1-1/2" x 5-1/2" bars from the strips
Follow the instructions on pages 3 and 4 to assemble the quilt blocks, but substitute the strip sizes above for the larger versions. Cut 1-1/2" wide segments from strip sets instead of the wider size given on page 3.
Nine patch blocks should measure 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" after assembly; the completed block, with frames, should measure 5-1/2" x 5-1/2". Assemble rows and complete the quilt as shown on page 5. Assemble and finish quilt as directed on pages 4 and 5.
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