It’s week two of Quilt Along 2020: Funshine! We’re making the Funshine 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! March’s quilt is Funshine.
Over the next few weeks, we’ll make our Funshine quilts. Check out the schedule below.
- Fabric Pull & Cutting – Click here
- Units Construction – See below!
- Quilt Assembly – March 15th
- 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
Half Square Triangles (HST)
Mark the wrong side of the white 7″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked square over a yellow 7″ square, right sides together.
Sew ¼″ from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. Trim to 6½″ square. Make 32.
Sew together two assorted bright 2″ x 3½″ rectangles of different colors along the long side.
Rail unit measures 3½″ x 3½″ unfinished. Make 104.
Sew together two rail units along the long side. Sew the quartet to a white 3½″ x 6½″ rectangle as shown below.
Sashing blocks measure 3½″ x 12½″ unfinished. Make 16.
Funshine Burst Units
Arrange two yellow/white HSTs, a white 6½″ square, and a yellow 6½″ square as shown below. Sew together in pairs, and then sew the pairs together.
Funshine Burst unit measures 12½″ x 12½″ unfinished. Make 16.
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.
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.
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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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