Double 9 Patch

I get to Quilt Along with the Fat Quarter Shop – Double 9 Patch.   Back a bit ago, they were looking for quilters for an upcoming project.  I replied and was accepted.  I’ve said this before, but it feels like when you were a kid and the cool kids asked you to join them.  I feel like a cool kid.

The QAL was for a Double 9 Patch block.  This was a first for me. In the few years I’ve been quilting, I didn’t really do many blocks.  I’ve challenged myself to do more blocks in 2018, so this is a good start.

I pulled out some scrap Cotton & Steel strips and some white Kona strips and got to cutting and sewing.


Surprisingly it went together quickly.  Except for a small rip out because I didn’t pay enough attention to my nesting seam.

Here is my block  Not bad for a first #double9patchquilt.

Be sure to visit the other block makers


AJ of Home Place Quilts @homeplacequilts

Angela of A Little Patchwork @alittlepatchwork

Cara of That Crafty Cara @thatcraftycara

Carole of From My Carolina Home

Cynthia of Quilting is More Fun Than Housework @cynthiabrunzdesigns

Denise of Pieced Brain @piecedbrain

Felicia of Fa Quilts @faquilts

Gina of Carpe Quiltin  @gina_tell_carpequilting

Karen of Karen’s Sewing Room @karenmaloley

Kim of Lily Patch Quilts @lilypatchquilts

Leanne of Daisy and Jack @daisyandjack

Martina of Quilt Collection @malu27117

Melissa of The Nyfty Crafter  @basketangel1970

Michelle of Creative Blonde  @creativeblonde66

Rebecca of One Wee Bird @oneweebird

Sarah L. of Pirouette Papercraft @sarahboirin

Sarah S of 123 Quilt @123quilt

Seema of SSK Craftshop  @sskcraftshop

Teresa of Aurea’s Kitchen @aureaskitchen

Tracie of Riceford Streams @joyfully_tracie


Thanks for stopping by today and hope to see you again soon.

Wishing each of you a happy and healthy 2018.



  1. January 5, 2018 / 8:36 am

    I like your C&S block! So fun. By the way, I notice that Tracie of Riceford Streams IG handle is wrong. Tracie is a friend of mine. I opted out of the Double 9 Patch, but it’s going to be fun to see all the quilts!

  2. January 5, 2018 / 10:16 am

    That looks beautiful.

  3. January 5, 2018 / 11:08 am

    Hi Jan,
    The nine-patch is one of my favorite and go-to blocks. How fun to make a double-nine-patch! I’ve never made that block before but I can sure see how it would make a cute quilt. And, I totally can understand the cool kid concept – you ARE a cool kid. ~smile~ Roseanne

  4. Rose Moy Mikulski
    January 5, 2018 / 4:57 pm

    I have to confess, didn’t notice it was your blog at first, just saw the C+S fabrics and I hit the brakes on my scrolling. You did great, love how you put the fabrics together. It’s funny I was looking at my 9 patch book this morning and thinking this would make a fun exchange. You beat me to it. Stay warm and sew happy.

  5. January 7, 2018 / 9:04 am

    I love the 9-patch, such a classic block!

  6. January 12, 2018 / 4:12 pm

    Hey, cool kid! That’s a great block. I like them because they are … scrappy! They should invite you again, you did a great job.

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