Brickwork Quilt Block

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Skill level: Intermediate

Design Attribution: Oldest attribution is Ladies Art Company, 1897


The Brickwork Quilt Block is often referred to as the Roman Cross Quilt Block or the Chicago Pavement Quilt Block in the United States. The name "Brickwork" is more common in the UK. Different colorings of the block are known as Washington's Sidewalk and the Four X or Red Cross Quilt Block. 

Below is an illustration of how a grouping of Brickwork Quilt Blocks might look in a quilt:

Illustration of a grouping of Brickwork Quilt Blocks

Block Construction

Exploded view of the Brickwork Quilt Block

Coloring sheets

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