Make One Block or the Entire Snapshots Quilt

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Measurements Also Provided for Mini Blocks!

The “Snapshots” quilt is comprised of 12 novelty blocks that each capture a happy moment in everyday life. The blocks are pieced, and they’re all charming on their own. Together, they make a spectacular quilt.

In 2015 the Fat Quarter Shop sponsored the “Snapshots” quilt-along. This was designed as a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. While the patterns for the Snapshots quilt are free, and the fundraiser is over, please consider making a donation when downloading.

The following version of the “Snapshots” quilt was made by Kimberly at Fat Quarter Shop using the Daysail fabric collection by Bonnie & Camille for Moda Fabrics.

Snapshots Quilt

Pat Sloan stitched up this version.

Snapshots Quilt

The following quilt was made by Anne Sutton.

Snapshots Quilt

Those three quilts were eventually auctioned as part of the fundraiser.

Each block pattern is provided separately. Download as many as you want for your project. If the full quilt seems like too much, we can imagine wall hangings, table toppers, pillows, tote bags and more made from individual blocks.

Notice that the blocks are designed in two shapes. The vertical blocks are 12 1/2″ W x 16 1/6″ H. The horizontal blocks are reversed, 12 1/2″ H x 16 1/6″ W.

The finished quilt is 68 1/2″ x 88 1/2″

Click here for all of the “Snapshots” PDF patterns.

If you love the blocks but would like them in a smaller version, calculations for cutting mini blocks have been provided by Sondra Davison from Out Of the Blue Quilts. The mini blocks are 6 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ (either vertical or horizontal). Refer to the original block PDFs from Fat Quarter Shop for construction info.

Start with the following link and click the page numbers at the bottom of the page until you find cutting dimensions for all 12 blocks.

Click here for the “Snapshots” mini blocks cutting measurements.




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