Prairie Twister – Quilt Along 2020

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August is here! We’re starting Prairie Twister Quilt Along, the August quilt for Quilt Along 2020. This week is the Prairie Twister 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! August is Prairie Twister.

Prairie Twister Schedule

Over the next few weeks, we’ll make our Prairie Twister quilts. Check out the schedule below.

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

Prairie Twister Quilt Along 2020

60″ x 60″

by Betsey Langford

Fabric Requirements

Background (white) – 1 1/4 yards
Light (beige) – 1 yard
Medium (taupe) – 2/3 yard
Dark (dark taupe) – 1 yard
Binding – 1/2 yard

Cutting Instructions

From the white fabric, cut:
(4) 10 1/2″ x 20 1/2″ rectangles
(4) 11″ x 11″ squares
(4) 10 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ squares

From the beige fabric, cut:
(12) 10 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ squares

From the taupe fabric, cut:
(4) 11″ x 11″ squares

From the dark taupe fabric, cut:
(4) 10 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ squares
(4) 10 1/2″ x 20 1/2″ rectangles

Prairie Twister 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 Prairie Twister Color & Fabric Planner.

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

Here it is in lovely pink and green.

Try black and white…

Use solid fabrics to maintain the transparency. Here it is in greens!

The Pattern

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

Click Here for the FREE Prairie Twister pattern.

August 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 July winner, Sue G!

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!

Prairie Twister Quilt Along 2020

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