Hourglass Quilt Block

Skill level: Confident Beginner

Design Attribution: Nancy Page, Nashville Banner, 1934

The Hourglass Quilt Block is a sweet little four patch block that forms an open square on point, flanked with half square triangles on each side. Below is an image of a grouping:

Grouping Example

Illustration of a Grouping of Hourglass Quilt Blocks

Block Construction

Illustration of the exploded view of the hour glass quilt block

Coloring Sheets

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