Old & New Testament Bible Quilt Block Patterns

Enjoy free Bible block patterns designed to make the "Far Above Rubies" quilt.
(12 inch blocks with an 8 inch option)

"Their religion was such a vital part of the lives of our ancestor's that it is not strange that they gave Bible names to so many quilt patches."
   The Romance of the Patchwork Quilt 1935

"Far Above Rubies" intro Bible Quilt History

Old Testament Blocks (beginners should start with these blocks)
Walls of Jericho
Garden of Eden
Job's Tears
Jacob's Ladder
Children of Israel
Wings of Eagles
(takes careful placement)
Dove at the Window Joseph's Coat
David & Goliath Solomon's Puzzle
Rose of Sharon for filler blocks Possible Layouts
8" Block Option

New Testament Blocks (more advanced - patterns only with no instructions)
Star of Bethlehem Storm at Sea
Palm Leaves Gethsemene
Crown of Thorns Cross and Crown
Fish Road to Damascus
Priscilla Bright Morning Star

"Religion is closely associated with the life of the industrious, sober-minded dwellers of our villages and farms, and it is the most natural thing in the world for the Biblical teachings to crop out in the names of their quilts."

   Quilts: Their Story and How to Make Them 1915