How to Change the Size of Quilt Blocks

June Dudley
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Duration:   26  mins

June Dudley wants to make a more creative quilt using different sized blocks, but only has one sized block template. Follow along and find out how to mathematically enlarge or shrink your block to fit your needs. You will need a calculator, graph paper, the block you want to use, and your thinking cap.

Click here to download the resizing blocks worksheet

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23 Responses to “How to Change the Size of Quilt Blocks”

  1. Jan

    Most useful video I've watched so far. I got kind of lost at the quarter square triangle blocks but I will go back and watch that part again. Thanks for your very clear descriptions.


    Thank you for this wonderful instruction for resizing .


    Thank you for this video. It was very helpful. I appreciate the worksheet and math facts download. She was a speedy talker but I was still able to follow and I thought she did a nice job.

  4. Anne-Marie Greenway

    Really enjoyed this. I'm a beginner quilter, and had been using graph paper to try and change block sizes, but having an actual formula has helped so much. Took me a few minutes to find the worksheets, but now I have those I'm ready!

  5. bet

    Did you create all the transparent grids or are they available for purchase? You surely give out a lot of information and very much appreciated but now my head hurts.

  6. Barbara Carlisle

    Where can you purchase the clear grid sheets that shows which grid a block has?

  7. Maria Goetz

    How do you get the grid clear sheets? Did you create it? IF so, how?

  8. Maria Goetz

    1st example, applique, reduce to 75 % rather than reduce BY 75%.

  9. lindamay

    This was a great video. Coincidentally I was needing this sort of info for a project I want to do.

  10. Maria Goetz

    Reduce applique TO 75%, of original rather than BY 75% which was said.

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