Letter Home Assembly: Quilt Along 2020


It’s the third week of the Letter Home Quilt Along, the September quilt for Quilt Along 2020. The first week we selected and cut our fabric, last week we made the units, this week it’s time to assemble the Letter Home quilt.

For 2020, we’ve collected 12 of our most popular quilt patterns. We’ll make a quilt a month and cover the creative process from selecting colors and fabrics, piecing and assembly tips, and quilting ideas to help you finish your quilt. Click Here to check out the quilts so you can pick which ones you want to make in 2020! September’s quilt is Letter Home.

Letter Home Schedule

And you can click here to find all of Quilt Along 2020 in one place.

Letter Home Quilt Along 2020

60″ x 60″

The Pattern

If you like to have the pattern at your fingertips before starting, we’ve got you covered.

Click Here for the FREE Letter Home pattern. (Note: The original pattern uses larger unit sizes creating a 110″ square quilt. We have resized it for the quilt along.)

Letter Home Assembly

Corner Unit

Sew a background/orange and a background/orange 6 1/2″ Half Square Triangle to each other as shown below.

Sew a background/teal 6 1/2″ Half Square Triangle to an orange 6 1/2″ square as shown below.

Sew the two previous units together as shown below.

Unit measures 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Outer Middle Unit

Sew two teal/background 6 1/2″ Half Square Triangles together as shown below.

Sew a background 6 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ rectangle to the top of the previous unit.

Outer Middle Unit measures 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Center Corner Unit

Cut a 7″ orange square in half diagonally to make two triangles.

Sew an orange triangle to the top and side of an 6 ½” background square.

Trim the resulting triangle so the seam allowance along the long side of the triangle is 1/4″ from the corner of the square.

Cut a 13 1/2″ background squares in half diagonally once to make two triangles. (Save the other triangle to use on the other Center Corner Unit)

Sew the background triangle to the pieced triangle as shown below.

Trim unit to measure 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Quilt Assembly

Following the diagram below, sew the units together along with the 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ orange square to to make the quilt.

September Giveaway

Each month you’ll have the opportunity to enter to win a fun quilting prize. Enter below to win a fun fabric bundle.

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Get involved with a community of quilters in the AQS Project Parade Facebook group to show off your creations and chat with fellow quilters. Use the hashtag #QuiltAlong2020 and tag us @aqsonline on Instagram so we can share your quilts!

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