Kites A-Flutter Quilt

Kites A-Flutter Quilt by Annmarie Cowley

The Kites A-Flutter Quilt pattern is an ideal way to showcase your favorite pack of 5” precuts. Just choose coordinating and background fabrics and watch the pattern emerge.

About this Quilt

Finished Size : 57" x 57"

Finished Blocks : 6 ¼ " pieced blocks

Rating : Confident Beginner

Designed By : Annmarie Cowley

By using a collection of 5″ precuts to make Half-Square Triangles—and paying attention to the orientation—an interesting design emerges. As a bonus, this quilt can be finished quickly. If you end up with a few extra blocks, sew them into the backing for a touch of playfulness.

Download this quilt pattern plus eleven others in the January/February 2018 digital issue of Modern Patchwork.


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

  • One pack of precut 5″ squares in coordinating fabrics (36 squares needed for quilt)
  • 7/8 yard olive cotton/linen blend
  • 2¾ yards tan cotton/linen blend
  • 3-5/8 yards for backing
  • ½ yard for binding
  • Twin-size batting

Pick up your copy of Modern Patchwork January/February 2018 for this pattern and more!