Fat Quarter Quilt Pattern

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Quilters like fat quarters, but they love free patterns even more.

How do we know that fat quarters are still popular with quilters?

Quilt shops typically have a section just for fat quarters, and will often offer to cut fat quarters from their bolts of fabrics.

Although other precuts such as jelly rolls and charm packs have increased in popularity, the fat quarter remains the base for many quilts.

It is quite typical for a traveling quilter to buy fat quarters, instead of yardage, as a token of their visit to a new place.

Are they concerned about finding a pattern for their new fat quarters?

Of course not.

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13 Free Scrap Quilt Patterns For Your Next Project

Every quilter knows that leftover pieces of fabric are inevitable.

While some people throw these scraps away, others are quite conscientious and look to make something from their scraps.

However, scrap quilting is not a new concept.

Looking back to the Victorian age, we find that the production of crazy quilts by upper-class women was a way for them to show off their wealth and knowledge of stitching.

The fabrics used were often brocades, silks, and chintz.

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14 Easy Quilt Patterns For Beginners

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In the days of the pioneers, the need for warm bedding made learning to quilt a necessity. Today, many people feel it’s easier to pick up a blanket at a local retail store.

Yet, learning to quilt is an art form which many women (and men) still learn and pass on to their daughters – and even their sons.

All that’s needed to make a quilt is a basic understanding of design and the ability to sew.

Using simple blocks made of up geometrical patterns, along with your imagination, you can create beautiful works of art that also function practically as warm blankets.

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