Free Quilt Patterns
Block of the Month Series
mini block #5
"Red & White Cross" block
made of half square triangles (HST's)
September 2000 - BOM #5

This block could range in size from 8 inches to 12 inches. 16 HST units are used for each block. (thus, making your half sq. triangles each 2.5 inches raw edge to raw edge would result in a finished Red & White Cross block that is 8" sewn. A 3.5" HST would yield a 12" sewn finished block.

For review of making HST's in quick methods, see the Half Square Triangles article here. By counting how many combinations you need of each pair of fabrics you can "gang up" your HST's for faster sewing.

line version of red & white cross quilt block

Go to 3 Blank Quilt tops to print out and color Here.

See 10 Quilt tops made from this Block Here.

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Quilt blocks images were prepared by Susan Druding with Electric Quilt 4.0 and PhotoImpact graphics program.

Susan Druding

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