Funshine Quilt Assembly – Quilt Along 2020


It’s week 3 of Quilt Along 2020: Funshine and we’re assembling the Funshine quilt top!

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! March’s quilt is Funshine.

Funshine Schedule

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

  • Fabric Pull & Cutting – Click Here
  • Units Construction – Click Here
  • Quilt Assembly – See below!
  • Quilting Ideas – March 22nd
  • Giveaway Announcement – March 31st

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

Funshine Quilt Along 2020

60″ x 60″

by Emily Cross

Funshine Quilt Assembly

Row A
Sew together 18 rail units along the long side. Sew a red 3½″ square to each end.

funshine quilt assembly

Row A measures 3½″ x 60½″ unfinished. Make 2.


Row B
Sew together 2 rail units to make a quartet, and repeat to make 2 quartets. Arrange along with 4 Funshine Burst units and 2 Sashing units as shown below.

funshine quilt assembly

Sew the pieces into a row. Row B measures
12½″ x 60½″ unfinished. Make 4.


Row C
Arrange 2 rails, 4 Sashing units, and 2 red 3½″ squares as shown below.

funshine quilt assembly

Sew the pieces into a row. Row C measures
3½″ x 60½″ unfinished. Make 2.


Quilt Center
Following the diagram below, arrange the rows as shown. Sew the rows together to complete the quilt center.

funshine quilt assembly

Funshine quilt measures 60½″ x 60½″ unfinished. Quilt as desired and bind using your preferred method.

The Pattern

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

Click Here for the FREE Funshine pattern.

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

The Funshine ePattern features a 60″ x 60″,  87″ x 87″, and 87″ x 99″ version of the quilt with easy-to-follow instructions. There are more ways than ever to make your quilt special with the Funshine ePattern.

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

March 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.

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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