If you’re after a simple but effective quilt pattern for a child to use up those children’s novelty print fabrics, this simple patchwork quilt pattern from Carolyn Davis features large enough squares so you don’t have to cut into those larger print novelty fabrics.
Full materials list included in instructions
Have fun selecting your fabrics – you’ll need a good mix of larger print fabrics and coordinating fabrics for the borders of the larger squares, but you might need extra fabric if using directional prints
Adapt this pattern to for all sorts of larger print fabrics, and you can adjust the size of the quilt by making more or less of the blocks and changing the configuration
Detailed step-by-step instructions take you through cutting your fabrics, creating your simple patchwork square blocks, through to adding the border and finishing with straight-line machine quilting
Makes a great gift for a child, or can be altered to a cot quilt size for a newborn baby
Includes tips on selecting fabrics and creating a fussy-cut chequerboard fabric to use for the blocks
A great, quick-to-make quilt pattern for beginner quilters