Grand Ol’ Flag

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About this Quilt

quilt-grand-ol-flag-flatAll you need to add is the “rockets red glare” to this spectacular patriotic quilt by designer Judy Olmstead. This pattern has it all! Strip piecing, a traditional apple core quilt block with curved piecing and appliqued stars, all combined to create the undulating waves of this gorgeous flag quilt. Made with assorted red, white and blue prints, this design is perfect for the intermediate quilter who wants to try something new. While each individual technique is not difficult, they combine to stretch your quilting abilities. This large wall quilt is the perfect gift to a veteran, or creates the perfect patriotic touch to your home.


Pattern Details

Quilt Designed by: Judy Olmstead
Pieced and Quilted by: Judy Olmstead
Skill Level: Intermediate, Challenging
Finished Size: 29 ½ ″ x 41 ½ ”
Finished Blocks: 140 apple core Blocks + 50 stars
Fabrics: assorted red, white and blue fabrics


Get the Grand Ol’ Flag pattern and More from Quiltmaker July/August 2018