Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Simple Scallops | McCall’s Quilting Blog

Patterson Kathy 225px 150x150 Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Simple ScallopsThis week’s Friday Freebie is one of the prettiest quilt patterns for beginners that I’ve seen in a long time, thanks in large part to sweet fabrics from LakeHouse Dry Goods. In the Simple Scallops quilt design, printed fabric is fussy-cut to make best use of scalloped motifs, and the results are adorable. Here’s a glimpse of the fabric in question:

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Pretty cute all by itself! But when you follow the free quilt pattern and cut and piece the scallop strips as instructed, you end up with a queen size quilt that looks like it came from a high-end bedroom show room:



Simple Scallops FLAT 600px Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Simple ScallopsI think it’s a great blend of contemporary style and old-fashioned sweetness!

Of course, you can use the free quilt pattern with other fabrics as well. Construction is simple and fast, especially for a queen size quilt. Check out this version I drafted in Electric Quilt 7 software, using fabric swatches from the Always the Season collection by Faye Burgos for Marcus Fabrics®:

Always the Season1 Friday Free Quilt Patterns: Simple ScallopsThe scallops are gone, of course, but other Christmas-y fabrics are swapped in, giving this version a cheerful, warm effect.

No matter what fabrics you use, the Simple Scallops pattern designed by Holly Holderman is fun to make! Download the FREE Simple Scallops queen size quilt pattern now…it’s a Friday FREEbie.

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Kits are available for the Simple Scallops quilt. Backing fabric is also ready for orders.

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