Monday, January 28, 2013

Joe's Quilt - Free Quilt Pattern


Joe’s Quilt

Size:  Approximately 46"x90"
By Mary Lachman
Quilt designed and made by Mary Lachman

Materials Needed:
  •       Dark and medium fabric scraps or fat quarters – choose a variety of large, medium and small florals and patterns (flannels works well) 
  • 2 yards of light fabric
  •     ½ yard for binding fabric
  •       3 yards backing fabric
  •       quilt batting of your choice
  •  Thread to match fabrics


Cutting and Piecing Directions:

Four-Patch "Bricks":
  • Cut 3 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles from dark and medium fabrics.
  • Sew two of the 3 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles together along the 4 1/2" edge, press toward the darker.
  • Sew two more 3 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles together along the 4 1/2" edge, press toward the darker.
  • Sew each set together along shorter edge. 
  • The Four-Patch Brick should measure 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
 Light Bricks:
  • Cut 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" rectangles from light fabric

Assembly:
  • Sew Four-Patch Bricks and Light Bricks together in rows, alternating each brick.
  • As shown, the quilt is 9 bricks (width) and 11 bricks (length) but you could make it any size you wish. 
  • Once the top is completed, layer backing, batting and top. 
  • Quilt as desired and bind. Make sure to label your finished artistry with your name and date of completion!








1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the directions Mary! It sure looks snuggly!

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