Letter Home – Quilt Along 2020


September is here! We’re starting the Letter Home Quilt Along, the September quilt for Quilt Along 2020. This week is the Letter Home quilt fabric pull and cutting out our pieces!

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 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″

Fabric Requirements

Background – 2 1/4 yards
Orange – 1 yard
Teal – 1 1/8 yards
Mustard – 1/2 yard
Binding – 1/2 yard

Cutting Instructions

From the background fabric, cut:

(10) 7″ x 7″ squares
(6) 13″ x 13″ squares
(2) 13 1/2″ x 13 1/2″ squares
(4) 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ squares
(4) 6 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ rectangles

From the orange fabric, cut:

(6) 7″ x 7″ squares
(4) 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ squares
(1) 13 1/2″ x 13 1/2″ square
(1) 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ square

From the teal fabric, cut:

(8) 7″ x 7″ squares
(4) 13″ x 13″ squares

From the mustard fabric, cut:

(1) 13 1/2″ x 13 1/2″ square

Letter Home Fabric Pull Ideas

We have some ideas for different color ways below. Get inspired to create your own color ways and plan out your fabrics with a handy planning page!

Click Here to download the Letter Home Color & Fabric Planner.

Letter Home is such a fun quilt for showing off prints, playing with color, and experimenting with value. What are your ideas?

Here it is in reds and white.

Try a darker background with pop!

Looking for a softer look? Play with corals and greens.

The coral and grey option give a classy look.

Taupe and blues give a whole new look.

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.)

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. Congratulations to our August winner, Cathy P!

Enter below and click submit.

Having trouble with the survey? Click here for the web version.

Join the fun!

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!

Members get even more…

AQS Members can access hundreds of patterns and digital issues of American Quilter at any time!

Find quilt along series like Forever & A Day, 30 Days of Birds and more.

Not a member? Join today!

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