If there’s one thing we know quilters can’t get enough of, it’s beautiful quilt block patterns. This year, our editors have searched far and wide to find the best quilt block patterns for readers like you. From traditional and vintage patterns to modern quilt blocks, we’ve made it our mission to bring you the best free block tutorials and patterns available. To celebrate the end of a wonderful year for quilting, we’ve rounded up our top 50 block patterns of 2016! From cheerful spring blocks to stunning winter designs, these block tutorials and patterns are the absolute best of the best. If you’ve been looking for the best way to kick off 2017, you won’t find a better way than with a fun quilting project from our huge list.
In addition to this list of quilt blocks, FaveQuilts is excited to announce that we’re kicking off 2017 with Block of the Month videos! Straight from our video studio, we’ll be releasing a new quilt block video each month from guest blogger Carolina Moore. These video tutorials will show you how to create classic block designs that have been loved by quilters for decades. Be sure to tune in at the beginning of January for our first BOM video on how to make a snowball block.
Our Top 50 Block Patterns of 2016
Spring and Summer Quilt Blocks
- Blossoms of Hope Quilt Block
- Quatrefoil Quilt Block Pattern
- Southern Belle Shoo Fly Block Tutorial
- Into the Sunset Flying Geese Block
- Back Porch Blooms
- Sweet Sawtooth Star Tutorial
- Popsicle Quilt Block Pattern
- Crown of Thorns Block Pattern
- Rose Lattice Quilt Block
- Spring Flowers Flying Geese Quilt Block
Fall and Winter Quilt Blocks
- Bear Mountain QAYG Block
- Canadian Maple Leaf Block
- Autumn Lotus Quilt Block
- New Leaf Quilt Block
- Radiant Splendor Quilt Block
- Scrappy Bear Paw Block Tutorial
- Double Edged Arrow Block Pattern
- Snow Crystal Block Pattern
- Winter Trees Block Pattern
- Apple Orchard Block Pattern
Vintage-Inspired Quilt Blocks
- Minnesota Nine Patch Block Tutorial – Brand New!
- Kansas Dust Storm Block Pattern – Brand New!
- Danish Pinwheel Star Block Tutorial
- Nordic Heart Block Tutorial
- Classic Sawtooth Star Block Tutorial
- Reverse Sawtooth Star Block Pattern
- Swedish Weathervane Block Tutorial
- Simple Dresden Block Tutorial
- Stairway to Heaven Block
- Dutch Windmill Block Pattern
Modern Quilt Blocks
- Step It Up Block Tutorial – Brand New!
- Pastel Confetti Block Tutorial – Brand New!
- You Are Here Quilt Block
- Paint Chip Block Tutorial
- Elegant Houndstooth Block Tutorial
- Pink Diamond Quilt Block
- Phone Home Block Pattern
- Bowie Blue Ribbon Block
- Union Jack Quilt Block – Brand New!
- Split Hatchet Paper Piecing Pattern
Reader Favorite Quilt Blocks
- Snail Trail Block Tutorial – Brand New!
- Scottish Thistle QAYG Block – Brand New!
- Yankee Puzzle Quilt Block
- Lucky Pieces Quilt Block
- Mama Chicken Block Tutorial
- Grandmother’s Cross Block Tutorial
- Manzanita Star Quilt Block Tutorial – Brand New!
- Sunshine Texas Star Block Pattern
- Happy Birthday Block Tutorial
- Big Burger Quilt Block
What’s your favorite quilt project from 2016? Let us know below in the comments!