Down Home Units – Quilt Along 2020


It’s week two of the Quilt Along 2020: Down Home! We’re making the Down Home 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! April’s quilt is Down Home.

Down Home Schedule

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

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

Down Home Quilt Along 2020

Down Home Quilt Along

72″ x 72″

by Betsey Langford

Down Home Units

Half Square Triangles (HST)

Mark the wrong side of the background 13″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square over a dark 13″ square, right sides together. 

down home units

Sew ¼″ from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. Trim to 12½″ square. 

Make 12 dark HST units.

Repeat to make 12 medium HST units.

The Pattern

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

Click Here for the FREE Down Home pattern.

In addition to the free pattern, we’ve written a special Down Home ePattern you can purchase and download instantly!

The Down Home ePattern features easy-to-follow instructions for the 72″ x 72″ and a 72″ x 96″ quilt. There are more ways than ever to make your quilt special with the Down Home ePattern.

And while you’re at ShopAQS, why not grab batting for your quilt? Use special code QAL2020 for 10% off your batting purchase!

April Giveaway

Each month you’ll have the opportunity to enter to win a fun quilting prize. The month the prize is a fat quarter bundle from P&B Textiles.

(Bundle will differ from bundle shown.)

Enter below!

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!

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