Freebie Friday: Tween Tumbler


We’re entering into the final stretch of the school year, which means that graduations for many young people are fast approaching. Whether headed to a dorm next fall or into their own apartment, a twin-bed quilt is a fantastic gift to help a young person celebrate reaching a new milestone.

Tween Tumbler free quilt patternDon’t let the name of this week’s free quilt pattern, Tween Tumbler, fool you into thinking it’s a kiddie quilt—it can be personalized with any type of prints or solids in any color palette. And at 68¾˝ x 84½˝, this template-pieced honeycomb pattern is just the thing to create a modern, custom look for a twin or even full bed.

Click here to download the free quilt pattern for the twin-size Tween Tumbler. The pattern for a 47¼˝ x 58½˝ lap-size version is included in the McCall’s Quilting July/August 2013 issue, available from our shop as a digital download.

And if you’re new to template piecing, we’ve got you covered! Click here to view a free video tutorial and for written step-by-step instructions showing how to make and use your own templates.

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