The Wishing Ring Quilting Block
The Wishing Ring Quilt Block is a 5-patch quilt block. It is very frugal, simple block to make in all sizes.
Looking at the grid lines, you can see that there are 5 patches across, and 5 patches down.
As you can see, there are 8 half square triangles in this block, and 17 squares.
If you plan for each grid to finish at 3-inches, the block will finish at 15 inches. If you plan the patches to finish at 2 inches, it will finish at 10 inches.
It is hard to use simple measurements when you are breaking up the grid on a 5-patchunless you are just using squares or half square triangles. As you can see from looking at the Goose in the Pond block, those small 9-patch blocks are a lot easier to cut making larger 3-inch patches than they would be with 2-inch patches.
The above block has a very Amish look about it. If done in soft pastels, or with floral fabrics, it would have a very different look. This is a fun and fast block that you won't get confused making. Have some fun with it.
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