Mini-quilt Block Series
Free Quilting Pattern


American Chain Mini Block

See the Twisted Square Mini-Block Here

This is the first in a continuing series of mini-blocks for miniature quilts. Each block template for paper piecing is provided free here in both a 4 inch finished size and a 3 inch finished size.
Block Two in the series is HERE.


The American Chain block is one of those blocks that looks very different with different color area choices. If the "chain link" is all one fabric as shown at the left the block looks very different.


See the links below to reach the paper foundation piecing templates for both a 3" and 4" mini-block and for 6 sample quilt tops showing different ways your miniature quilt can look. For each template a special Page for Printing is linked for using less ink.

Of course, you can make this block larger by using a copy machine or re-drawing the block on graph paper so as it use it in a larger block quilt. 

Here is the 3" paper foundation template

Here is the 4" paper foundation template

      Here are 6 Sample Quilt tops
  using the American Chain block

Quilt blocks images and paper foundation piecing templates were prepared
 with Electric Quilt 4.0 and PhotoImpact graphics program.

2001 Susan C. Druding - please don't reproduce this mini-block project in print or electronic media without permission.

Susan Druding

copyright 2001-2005 Susan C. Druding


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