Merry Christmas from AQS: Feathered Frost

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Here is a special Christmas pattern just for you…Merry Christmas from your AQS Family!

If you’ve downloaded the patterns, be sure to download the new file below if you’d like colored patterns for Paper Piecing.

Feathered Frost

75″ x 75″

Fabric Requirements

Red – 6 1/2 yards

White – 2 3/4 yards

Binding – 2/3 yard

Backing – 5 yards

Cutting Instructions

From the red fabric, cut:

A1 – (16) 2″ x 2″

A2 – (16) 2″ x 2″

A3 – (36) 2″ x 2″

A4 – (16) 2″ x 2″

A5 – (36) 2″ x 2″

A6 – (16) 2″ x 2″

A7 – (36) 2″ x 2″

A8 – (8) 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ cut in half diagonally once resulting in 16 triangles.

B1 – (36) 2″ x 2″

B2 – (16) 2″ x 2″

B3 – (36) 2″ x 2″

B4 – (16) 2″ x 2″

B5 – (36) 2″ x 2″

B6 – (16) 2 1/2″ x 3″

B7 – (36) 4 1/2″ x 5 1/2″

C1 – (16) 2″ x 3 1/2″

C2 – (36) 2″ x 2″

C3 – (36) 2″ x 2″

C4 – (16) 2″ x 2″

C5 – (36) 2″ x 2″

C6 – (36) 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

D1 – (16) 3 1/2″ x 2″

D2 – (18) 2″ x 2″ cut in half diagonally once resulting in 36 triangles.

D3 – (18) 2″ x 2″ cut in half diagonally once resulting in 36 triangles.

D4 – (8) 2″ x 2″ cut in half diagonally once resulting in 16 triangles.

D5 – (18) 2″ x 2″ cut in half diagonally once resulting in 36 triangles.

D6 – (16) 2″ x 2″

E1 – (56) 2 1/2″ x 12 1/2″

E2 – (72) 2″ x 7″

F1 – (36) 2″ x 7″

F3 – (36) 2″ x 7″

Center Square – (4) Center Square Template

(12) 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ squares for sashing

(2) 25″ x 25″ square cut in half diagonally twice for setting triangles

(2) 16″ x 16″ square cut in half diagonally once for corner triangles

(2) 3″ x 72″ sewn from width of fabric strips

(2) 3″ x 77″ sewn from width of fabric strips

From the white fabric, cut:

A1 – (36) 2″ x 2″

A2 – (36) 2″ x 2″

A3 – (16) 2″ x 2″

A4 – (36) 2″ x 2″

A5 – (16) 2″ x 2″

A6 – (36) 2″ x 2″

A7 – (16) 2″ x 2″

A8 – (18) 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ cut in half diagonally once resulting in 36 triangles

B1 – (16) 2″ x 2″

B2 – (36) 2″ x 2″

B3 – (16) 2″ x 2″

B4 – (36) 2″ x 2″

B5 – (16) 2″ x 2″

B6 – (36) 2 1/2″ x 3″

B7 – (16) 4 1/2″ x 5 1/2″

C1 – (36) 2″ x 3 1/2″

C2 – (16) 2″ x 2″

C3 – (16) 2″ x 2″

C4 – (36) 2″ x 2″

C5 – (16) 2″ x 2″

C6 – (16) 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

D1 – (36) 3 1/2″ x 2″

D2 – (8) 2″ x 2″ cut in half diagonally once resulting in 16 triangles.

D3 – (8) 2″ x 2″ cut in half diagonally once resulting in 16 triangles.

D4 – (18) 2″ x 2″ cut in half diagonally once resulting in 36 triangles.

D5 – (8) 2″ x 2″ cut in half diagonally once resulting in 16 triangles.

D6 – (36) 2″ x 2″

E1 – (16) 2 1/2″ x 12 1/2″

E3 – (72) 3 1/2″ x 6″

F2 – (36) 2″ x 4″

Center Square – (21) Center Square Template

(2) 1 1/2″ x 69″ sewn from width of fabric strips.

(2) 1 1/2″ x 72″ sewn from width of fabric strips.

 

New Revised with Color:

Download Foundation Paper Piecing Color patterns here.

 

Red & White Star Blocks

Units C & D

Using pieces red C1, white C2, white C3, red C4, white C5, and white C6 Foundation Paper Piece Unit C. Make 16.

Using pieces red D1, white D2, white D3, red D4, white D5, and red D6 Foundation Paper Piece Unit D. Make 16.

Sew D to C as shown above to complete the corner unit for the Red Star blocks. Make 16.

Using pieces white C1, red C2, red C3, white C4, red C5, and red C6 Foundation Paper Piece Unit C. Make 36.

Using pieces white D1, red D2, red D3, white D4, red D5, and white D6 Foundation Paper Piece Unit D. Make 36.

Sew D to C as shown above to complete the corner unit for the White Star blocks. Make 36.

Units A & B

Using red A1, red A2, white A3, red A4, white A5, red A6, white A7, and red A8 Foundation Paper Piece Unit A. Make 16.

Using white B1, red B2, white B3, red B4, white B5, red B6, and white B7 Foundation Paper Piece Unit B. Make 16.

Sew A to B as shown above to complete the valley unit for the Red Star blocks. Make 16.

Using white A1, white A2, red A3, white A4, red A5, white A6, red A7, and white A8 Foundation Paper Piece Unit A. Make 36.

Using red B1, white B2, red B3, white B4, red B5, white B6, and red B7 Foundation Paper Piece Unit B. Make 36.

Sew A to B as shown above to complete the valley unit for the White Star blocks. Make 36.

 

Block Assembly

Sew a valley unit to each side of the center square to complete the center row of the block.

Sew a corner unit to each side of a valley unit to complete the top row of the block. Repeat to make the bottom row.

Sew the rows together to complete the block as shown below.

        

Blocks measure 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ unfinished. Make 9 with white stars with red background and 4 red stars and white background.

Sashing

Red Side Sashing Block

Using red E1, red E2, and white E3 Foundation Paper Piece Unit E. Make 56. (Set aside 16 for White Side Sashing Block.)

Using red F1, white F2, and red F3 Foundation Paper Piece Unit F. Make 36. (Set aside 16 for White Side Sashing Block.)

Sew a Unit E to each side of Unit F as shown above.

Block measures 4 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ unfinished. Make 20.

White Side Sashing Block

Using white E1, red E2, and white E3 Foundation Paper Piece White Side Unit E. Make 16.

Sew Unit E from the Red Side Sashing Block to one side of Unit F. Sew a White Side Unit E to the other side as shown above.

Block measures 4 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ unfinished. Make 16.

Quilt Assembly

Layout the quilt as shown below. Sew the blocks and sashing into diagonal rows. 

Sew the setting and corner triangles onto the ends of the rows shown below.

Sew the rows together to complete the quilt center. Trim the setting and corner triangles. They are oversized to allow for accurate trimming.

Measure the quilt center in three locations and average to attain border measurement. Trim the (2) 1 1/2″ x 69″ borders to fit this measurement. Sew to the sides of the quilt center. Press and measure again.

Use the average measurement to trim the (2) 1 1/2″ x 72″ borders. Sew to the top and bottom of the quilt center. Press and measure again.

Use the average measurement to trim the (2) 3″ x 72″ borders. Sew to the sides of the quilt. Press and measure again.

Use the average measurement to trim the (2) 3″ x 77″ borders. Sew to the sides of the quilt. Press.

Layer with batting and backing and quilt as desired. Bind.

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Mary Service

Thank you! I look forward to making this after the Christmas season calms down. It looks perfect for cold winter nights.

With gratitude,
Mary

THANK YOU for this beautiful quilt pattern!

Mary L Cohen

What a beautiful pattern, Thank you for this gift!

Mary

CHRISTINE E

Thank you! Merry Christmas!

Michelle

Thank you so much for this wonderful Feathered Star pattern. I was so delighted to see that it is also paper pieced. My favorite way to piece quilts. Merry Christmas to you all!!

Thank you! This is a very spectacular quilt.
Merry Christmas and a prosperous, happy New Year.

Maureen Cunningham

Pat Luers

Thank you! I’m looking forward to seeing the finished project.

Karen

Dear Betsy,
Thank you to you Anne and Bonnie. I really enjoy the Wednesday morning chats. Look forward to them each week. I do plan to make the journey to Paducah blocks as well as the Christmas blocks hopefully in the New Year.
Blessings to you all and a joyous New Year
Karen

New pretty pattern.

Amber E. Puckett

Thank You so much

Charlotte Beldock

Beautiful pattern, thank you so much!!

Ursula

Beautiful! Thank you so much! Merry Christmas and a very happy 2019 to everyone!

Thank you for the wonderful quilt pattern….I just love it

Alev

Thank you for the beautiful pattern..I’ll try to make it..Merry Christmas and happy 2019 to
all of you… Alev