Crossing the River Quilt

Create movement with strip piecing in the Crossing the River quilt

Use a variety of fabric strips to recreate the feeling of moving water in the dynamic and contemporary Crossing the River Quilt

About this Quilt

Finished Size : 72" x 72"

Finished Blocks : 18” Blocks

Rating : Challenging

Designed By : AGF Studio

This soothing, happy collection of fabrics dances so well with white and gray alternating strips in the Crossing the River Quilt. The graphic combination of strong solids and feminine prints adds to the complexity and appeal of this timeless quilt.

Download this quilt pattern plus eleven others in the November/December 2017 digital issue of Modern Patchwork.

MATERIALS

Note: Fabric requirements assume 40″ usable width of fabric.

  • Prints
    • ¼ yard Fabric 1 (Pink/green painterly print)
    • 3⁄8 yard Fabric 2 (Yellow)
    • ½ yard Fabric 3 (Floral)
    • ¼ yard Fabric 4 (Pink stripe)
    • ¼ yard Fabric 5 (Aqua/gold birds)
    • 3⁄8 yard Fabric 6 (Soft green print)
    • 3⁄8 yard Fabric 7 (Pink script)
    •  ¼ yard Fabric 8 (Dots)
    • 1 yard Fabric 9 (Brushstroke hearts)
    •  3⁄8 yard Fabric 10 (Green texture)
    •  3⁄8 yard Fabric 11 (Green)
    •  ¼ yard Fabric 12 (Pink)
  • 2½ yards white
  • 2½ yards gray
  • Template material
  • 4½ yards backing
  • 5⁄8 yard binding
  • Full-size batting