This one is a Double Disappearing 9-Patch, otherwise known as DD9P.
The blocks for this were leftover 9-patches from the Row by Row quilt from last summer, mainly because they were too small for that quilt. And together, they made too small of a quilt. To solve that problem, I made double disappearing 9-patch blocks. No idea how to do that? Well, here's a tutorial!
Start with a 9-patch block, with darker values in the middle and corners.
Cut the block through the center.
Without moving the fabric, cut again down the middle.
This is the result.
Sew those together to make a new 9-patch block.
Cut again through the middle.
And again from top to bottom,
resulting in this.
Rotate two opposite corners.
Sew them together, and the result is a complicated looking block that was really easy to make.
Sew them all together, and this occurs.
Pretty cool, huh? The quilting on this was a pantograph called Easy Peasy.
When there's a need for a quick quilt that looks like it took a lot of time, it's great to have the DD9P in the arsenal!
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