Dream at Dawn Pt. 1: Quick Sampler Quilt Pattern

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Dream at Dawn Pt. 1: Quick Sampler Quilt Pattern

Designed by Sarah J. Maxwell. Sewn by Dolores Smith. Machine Quilted by Sarabeth Rebe

Light and dark grays highlight the fresh, clear colors in each block of Sarah’s quilt. The first part of this 6-part series provides cutting and sewing instructions for Blocks A and B. Cutting instructions for the remaining blocks are given with each individual block pattern. Save all the fabric left over after each part for future installments!

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Finished Quilt Size
72″ x 96″

Number of Blocks
1 Block A (18″ x 18″), 4 Block B (18″ x 18″)

Fabric Requirements

  • Dark gray print (blocks, setting triangles, binding): 4 5/8 yards
  • Dark blue print (A, D, G Blocks): 1/2 yard
  • Aqua print (blocks) Light gray print (blocks, setting triangles): 1 1/4 yards
  • Blue texture (B, C, D, E, F, G Blocks): 1 yard
  • Violet print (B, C, D, E, G Blocks): 3/4 yard
  • Red print (B, C, D, E Blocks): 5/8 yard
  • Peach print (B, C, D, E, F, G Blocks): 7/8 yard
  • Yellow print (B, C, D, E, F Blocks): 1 1/8 yards
  • Red texture (G Block): 1/4 yard
  • Backing: 6 1/4 yards
  • Batting size: 80″ x 104”


Featured Fabrics
Sarah’s impressive sampler design is made with her Dandy Days collection for Studio 37 from Marcus Fabrics.

Designer Information
See more quilts by Sarah J. Maxwell at DesignsBySarahJ.com.

Kit Offer
A kit of fabrics for quilt top and binding is available while supplies last (QQK17S1). Shop online at QuiltandSewShop.com. Backing fabric is also available (QQK17S1B).

Dream at Dawn Pt. 1 design by Sarah J. Maxwell


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The Dream at Dawn Pt. 1 quilt is patterned in the April/May 2017 McCall’s Quick Quilts issue shown below.

  • McCall’s Quick Quilts April/May 2017
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