8-Grid Chain Variation

There are many variations of the 8-Grid Chain Quilt Block. Simply google it! There are endless possibilities with using different fabrics too. This is the variation I used in my Fourth of July quilt  Old Glory.

8-Grid Chain Variation Quilt Block Tutorial

Here’s the how-to for this 8-Grid Chain Variation Quilt Block

Cut fabric:

  • 12 squares 1 1/2″ red
  • 8 squares 1 1/2″ white
  • 4 rectangles 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ white
  • 4 rectangles 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ white
  • 1 square 2 1/2″ red

Lay out fabric squares into the 8-Grid Chain Variation:

8-Grid Chain Variation Quilt Block Tutorial

 

Sew together the four 4-patch blocks in the corner. Also, sew together the 9-patch block in the center:

8-Grid Chain Variation Quilt Block Tutorial

The 8-Grid Chain Variation is now a simple 9-patch. Complete the three rows before sewing the rows together:

8-Grid Chain Variation Quilt Block Tutorial

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