Make a Block or Two or the Full Quilt!
This wonderful sampler quilt is an entirely different take on quilts for the spooky season. It’s a sampler quilt that shines in color combinations other than the typical orange and black.
We’ve seen this amazing quilt before but only recently discovered that there’s a pattern available. Actually, there are patterns, as the quilt was presented as a quilt-along by Sylvia Schaefer from Flying Parrot Quilts.
Each of the blocks is a separate pattern and most are free. Instructions are provided at the end of the quilt-along for combining the blocks and finishing the quilt.
That makes this especially fun as you can do whatever you want with the blocks. Finish one as a mini quilt, combine several for a runner or table topper, or go ahead and collect all the blocks and make the full quilt.
Quilt by Cassandra Beaver. It won a ribbon at Paducah.
Quilt by @runamok13.
We love the inspired color combination that Sylvia chose. However, any color theme will be great in this quilt. You’ll find several examples to spark your creativity here
We must confess that our favorite block is the bat. It was designed by Nicole of Lily Ella Stitchery
You can purchase the bat block pattern, “Midnight Bite”, here.
Other blocks that need to be purchased are linked to below:
The rest of the blocks are free.
Click here for the following block patterns from Flying Parrot Quilts (you’ll need to add the pattern pack to the cart and go through a checkout process but you won’t be charged for it):
- Witch Hats and Candy Corn
- Variable Potion Blocks
- Curved Spiderweb Templates
- Haunted House
The remaining free block patterns and tutorials are linked to below:
The finished quilt is 48″ x 60″.
You’ll find the full instructions at the following link. Some of the block pattern links are broken so refer to the links listed above.
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