Checkerboard Quilt Block

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The Checkerboard Quilt Block is similar in construction to the Right and Left Quilt Block, the primary difference being that the Checkerboard Quilt Block has a 4-patch in the center instead of a single square.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Block Construction

When drafting the block, it's important to note that it's actually a 4-patch.  It's entirely possible to construct the block similar to a Big Dipper Quilt Block, using Quarter Square Triangles. However, using a central 4-patch saves you a few seams.

Image of Exploded version of The Checkerboard Quilt Block
Exploded version of The Checkerboard Quilt Block