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Wyoming Valley Quilt Block

The Wyoming Valley Quilt Block is made from a careful arrangement of half-square triangles. Interestingly, the block can be constructed as either a four-patch or a nine-patch.

Here are some examples of the block in action in quilt layouts:

Illustration of Medallion Layout Grouping of Wyoming Valley Quilt Blocks
Medallion Layout of Wyoming Valley Quilt Blocks

Illustration of Straight Set Grouping of Wyoming Valley Quilt Blocks with sashing
A Grouping of Wyoming Valley Quilt Blocks arranged in Straight Sets with Sashing

Illustration of Straight Set Grouping of Wyoming Valley Quilt Blocks
A grouping of Wyoming Valley Quilt Blocks arranged in Straight Sets (no sashing)

Block Construction

Click to download pattern

Coloring sheets

Click the image below to download coloring sheets for the Wyoming Valley Quilt Block.

Interestingly, this block can be constructed as a 4 patch or as a 9 patch.

Star Variation Quilt Block

This block is similar to the Ohio Star except that the corners are constructed with HST's instead of squares.

Skill level: Confident beginner to Intermediate

Block Construction

Image of Exploded version of The Star Variation Quilt Block
Exploded version of The Star Variation Quilt Block

Patches required:

Patch
# to cut  4 4 8 4 4 1

Basic 3x3 Grid Block Patch Sizes

Finished
Block Size
Patch ShapeShape to cut
to make patch
Size to CutSubcut?
3"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon1" x 1 1/2"no
3"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon1 7/8"
3"

Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon1 1/2"no
3"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon2 3/4"
4"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon1 3/8" x 1 7/8"no
4"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon2 1/8"
4"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon3"
4"

Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon1 7/8"no
5"

Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon2 1/8"no
5"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon3 1/2"
5"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon1 1/3" x 2 1/8"no
5"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon2 1/2"
6"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon1 1/2" x 2 1/2"no
6"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon2 7/8"
6"Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon2 1/2"no
6"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon4 1/4"
8"Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon3 1/8"no
8"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon1 7/8" x 3 1/8"no
8"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon3 1/2"
8"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon4 1/2"
9"Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon3 1/2"no
9"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon3 7/8"
9"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon4 3/4"
9"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon2" x 3 1/2"no
12"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon4 7/8"
12"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon2 1/2" 4 1/2"no
12"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon5 3/4"
12"

Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon4 1/2"no
15"

Dark Square-IconDark Square-Icon5 1/2"no
15"Quarter Square Icon - DarkDark Square-Icon6 3/4"
15"Dark Triangle-IconDark Square-Icon5 7/8"
15"Dark Rectangle-IconDark Rectangle-Icon3" x 5 1/2"no