Quilt Along 2020 – Royal Star Fabric Pull


The day has come. We’re starting Royal Star, the first quilt in Quilt Along 2020!

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! January’s quilt is Royal Star.

The Royal Star Schedule

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

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

Royal Star Quilt Along 2020

Fabric Requirements

Dark Blue – 2½ yards
Light Blue – 2 yards
White – 2¾ yards
Backing – 7 yards, or 2 7/8 yards of 108″ Wide Backing Fabric
Binding – ⅔ yards

Color 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 planning page!

Royal Star is such a fun quilt for showing off prints, playing with color, and experimenting with value.

Prints can really make the design sparkle.

Choose fabrics all in the same color family for a cohesive look.

Change where the light, medium, and dark values live in the quilt to create different emphasis.

The Pattern

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

Click Here for the FREE Royal Star pattern.

In addition to the free pattern, we’ve written a special Royal Star pattern you can purchase: Ombré Royal Star!

The Ombré Royal Star ePattern features a 60″ x 60″ version of the quilt with special instructions for using Northcott Stonehenge Gradations Ombré fabric to create a stunning, unique quilt. The pattern also includes instructions for the 80″ x 80″ quilt with easy-to-follow instructions, and optional borders to make a 90″ x 108″ quilt. With the Ombré Royal Star ePattern there are more ways than ever to make your Royal Star special.

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

January Giveaway

Each month you’ll have the opportunity to enter to win a fun quilting prize. Enter below!

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!

Royal Star Quilt Along 2020

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