Prairie Twister Units: Quilt Along 2020


It’s week two of the Prairie Twister Quilt Along, the August quilt for Quilt Along 2020. This week we are making units.

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’s quilt 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″

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.

Unit Assembly

This week we are making the Half Square Triangles & Flying Geese.

Half Square Triangles

Mark the wrong side of the white 11” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked white square over a taupe 11” square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line.

Trim unit to measure 10 1/2″ square. Make 8.

Flying Geese

Mark a beige 10 1/2″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square in the left corner of a dark taupe 10 1/2″ x 20 1/2″ rectangle. Sew on the marked line. Trim away the excess fabric leaving a 1/4″ seam allowance. Press corner in place. Repeat for the other side using a marked white 10 1/2″ square.

Unit measures 10 1/2″ x 20 1/2″ rectangle. Make 4.


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!

(actual fat quarter bundle)

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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