I used the Grecian Square quilt block before. It is also known as the Monkey Wrench. I used it in the quilt I made in honor of my grandmother. But this tutorial will look a little different. Simply reversing the neutral and color creates a very different look.
Here is the how-to for the Grecian Square Quilt Block:
Note: These measurements are for an 8″ block. Sew using a 1/4″ seam allowance.
- 2 squares 3 7/8″ red
- 2 squares 3 7/8″ white
- 4 rectangles 1 7/8″ x 3 1/8″ red
- 4 rectangles 1 7/8″ x 3 1/8″ white
- 1 square 3 1/8″ red
Use the 2 squares of 3 7/8″ red and white to create 4 Half Square Triangles (HSTs) trimmed down to 3 1/8″. Click here for my tutorial on how to make Half Square Triangles.
Lay out the Grecian Square Quilt Block:
Sew the red and white rectangles together:
Now the Grecian Square is simply a 9-patch.