Washday Blues Quilt – Fons & Porter

About this Quilt

These vacation-themed mini prints are irresistible, and this design is the perfect choice for using them in a quilt. The blocks use familiar components, triangle-squares and Flying Geese units, and combine to create this cheerful and nostalgic quilt by designer Krisanne Watkins. Make it just how you want it by trying batik fabrics or by using your favorite scraps from your stash.

Not sure about this quilt as a scrap quilt pattern? Pull out your favorite fat quarters instead! This quilt is fat quarter friendly and waiting for you.

About This Quilt

Finished Size: 81¾” x 96″
Finished Blocks: 50 (9″) blocks
Rating: Intermediate
Designed by:
Krisanne Watkins
Recommended Tools: Fons & Porter Quarter Inch Seam Marker, Fons & Porter Rotary Cutter, Olfa 12″ Spinning Cutting Mat, and Fons & Porter Basic Cutting Ruler
Bed-Size Quilt Patterns

Learn How to Make This Quilt

In this quilting tutorial, the Fons & Porter staff show you how to make 8-at-a-time triangle squares. This technique makes for speedy quilt units, freeing up your time for piecing the rest of your quilt top! Learn this quick and easy method that can be adapted to any quilt pattern by watching the free quilting video tutorial below. This method not only makes quiltmaking easier, but it increases the efficiency and accuracy in your piecing, which will be helpful when making this scrap quilt pattern, Washday Blues! For more free Sew Easy quilting video tutorials, make sure to visit QNNtv.com.

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