Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Pretty in Paisley Queen Size Quilt | McCall’s Quilting Blog

Patterson Kathy 70px Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Pretty in Paisley Queen Size QuiltMaking a queen size quilt can be a very time-consuming effort. And it’s an effort most quilters enjoy, especially for those heritage quilts we hope to pass on from generation to generation.

But what about when you simply want to update a bedroom, show off sumptuous new fabrics, or get a gift quilt ready to go? If you’re looking for a truly quick queen size quilt pattern, this week’s Friday Freebie is for you! Here’s Pretty in Paisley, an upsize of a quilt designed by Metropolitan Quilt for the June/July 2015 issue of McCall’s Quick Quilts:

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The queen size version of the Pretty in Paisley quilt design finishes 90 1/2″ x 102 1/2″.

The version of this quilt in the magazine finishes 54 1/2″ x 72 1/2″, a nice snuggly lap size quilt pattern (a limited number of kits are available). Both patterns are super simple Pretty in Paisley 300px Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Pretty in Paisley Queen Size Quiltto piece…half-square triangle units make up the entire quilt top. Careful fabric arrangement creates the zigzag look, and cool trendy fabrics set a modern theme. The pattern would also look wonderful made with more traditional fabrics. Just be careful to vary color/value/scale of the prints to set the zigzags off from each other.

Download the FREE Pretty in Paisley queen size quilt pattern now…it’s a Friday FREEbie.

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