Links and Snowballs Quilt

Links and Snowballs quilt by Patti Sparks

Explore a variety of techniques as you make the Links and Snowballs Quilt including partial seams, Snowball blocks, and more.

About this Quilt

Finished Size : 62" x 62"

Finished Blocks : 9½" blocks

Rating : Confident Beginner

Designed By : Patti Sparks

The Links and Snowballs Quilt by Patti Sparks sets Snowball blocks inside framed linking blocks for a modern setting. Using partial seams to make the linking blocks adds motion and energy.

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


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

  • 25 (10″) squares in a variety of prints for Snowball and linking
  • 1-¼ yards peach for Snowball corners, linking blocks, and binding
  • ¾ yard blue for Snowball corners and linking blocks
  • 1-7⁄8 yards of cream for sashing and borders
  • Fabric-safe marker
  • 4 yards backing
  • Twin-size batting