About this Quilt
America the Beautiful – Part 1 of 6
We are proud to present our 2011 series sampler quilt, a patriotic beauty that’s fun to make and inspiring to display.
This reader-favorite America The Beautiful sampler quilt pattern is available in its entirety in the McCall’s Quilting special interest publication America Quilts Together, Autumn 2012. Print (while supply lasts) or instant digital download available at our Quilt and Sew Shop—click here.
Skill Level INTERMEDIATE
Finished Size 72½˝ x 92½˝
Jane used assorted fabrics from her stash to make this quilt.
This quilt is shown in a country colors (green/brown) alternate colorway.
Assorted creams 3 5/8-4 yds. total
Assorted golds ¾-1yd. total
Assorted blues 1¼-1½ yds. total
Assorted pinks 1¼-1½ yds. total
Assorted browns 1-1 1/8 yds. total
Assorted greens 2-2½ yds. total
Purple print (mountains) 1 fat quarter**
Pink print (inner border) 1 yd.
Brown texture (middle border) ¾ yd.
Brown print (pieced border, binding) 2 yds.
Cream print (pieced border) 1 1/8 yds.
Backing (piece lengthwise) 5¾ yds.
Batting size 82˝ x 102˝
*Fabric requirements are for the entire quilt.
**A fat quarter is an 18˝ x 20-22˝ cut of fabric.
Part 1 of 6 is patterned in the January/February 2011 McCall’s Quilting issue shown below. Click here to purchase a copy.