Barn Dance Quilt free pattern by Valerie Rigney

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Barn Dance Quilt is a very beautiful quilt that a reader has sent us and would also like to share with you, but we don’t know if whoever sent us is the author of the quilt or if she is another fan who can send us by appropriate means. As you know, we love works by authors who love quilt passion as much as we do.

Barn Dance Quilt free pattern by Valerie Rigney

Barn Dance Quilt free pattern

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Barn Dance Quilt free pattern

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Let’s mention here some details, about this quilt it has several colors, in wonderful shapes and still with an excellent size to use on the bed, on the sofa, on the hammock, on daddy’s chair or as a blanket for colder days.
Below now you have step by step how to do it, but the PDF IS COMPLETE BELOW, AT THE END OF ARTICLE. IT’S FREE!

MATERIALS:

  • Fat Quarter Bundle from Spectrum by V and Co.
  • 3-1/4 yards background fabric #9900-98
  • 7  yards backing fabric #10863-18
  • 2/3  yards binding fabric #10862

INSTRUCTIONS:

Cutting Instructions: Each set of FQs (fabrics A,B,C and D) make 2 blocks.

From Fabric A, cut (4) 6½” squares cut in half on both diagonals, (4) 1½”x 8½” strips, and (4) 1½”x 10½” strips

From Fabric B, cut (4) 6″squares  and (2) 2½” squares.

From Fabric C, cut (4) 6½” squares cut in half on both diagonals, and (8) 2½” squares.

From Fabric D, cut (4) 6½” squares cut in half on both diagonals, and (16) 2½” squares.

From the background fabric, cut:

(6) 6½”x WOF strips, subcut into (32) 6½” squares cut in half on both diagonals

(6) 6″ x WOF strips, subcut into (32) 6″ squares

(2) 1½”x WOF strips, subcut into (32) 1½”x 2½” strips

(4) 1½”x WOF strips, subcut into (32) 1½”x 4½” strips

(8) 2½”x WOF strips, subcut into (64) 2½”x 4½” strips

(4) 2½”x WOF strips, subcut into (64) 2½” squares

Barn Dance Quilt free pattern
Barn Dance Quilt free pattern

PUTTING THE BLOCKS TOGETHER

HST (Half Square Triangle): Place (1) 6″ square of Fabric B on top of (1) 6″ square of background fabric, RST (right sides together), draw a pencil line from corner to the opposite corner of the top square. Sew 1/4″ on either side of the pencil line. Cut along the pencil line. Press the square open. Trim to 5½”. Repeat for a total of (4) HST per block.

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Using (2) 2½” squares in Fabric D and (1) 2½”x 4½” rectangle of background fabric, make (1) flying geese block as shown below. Place (1) 2½” square on top of the 2½”x 4½” rectangle, RST draw a pencil line from corner to corner on the square. Sew on the pencil line. Cut 1/4″ on the outside of the sew line. Press open. Repeat for the opposite side of the flying geese block. Repeat for a total  of (4) flying geese per block.

QST (Quarter Square Triangle): Using (1) 6½” background triangle, (1) 6½” Fabric A triangle, (1) 6-1/2″ Fabric C triangle, and (1) 6½” Fabric D triangle, make (1) QST as shown below. Repeat for a total of (4) as shown on the right and (4) as shown on the left per block.

Center Block Piece: Using (1) 2½” square in Fabric B, (2) 1½”x 2½” background fabric rectangles, (2) 1½”x 4½”, and (4) 2½” squares in Fabric C,  make (1) center block as shown below. Sew (1) 1½”x 2½” strip to each of the sides of the 2½” square of Fabric B, press to the center. Sew (1) 1½”x 4½” strip to the top and bottom of the 2½” square, press to the center. Sew (1) 2½” square to Fabric C to each corner, RST draw a pencil line from corner to corner on the Fabric C square. Sew on the pencil line. Cut 1/4″ on the outside of the sew line. Press open. Repeat for each of the four corners.

Using the Center Block Piece, the (4) flying geese blocks, and (4) 2½” background fabric squares, sew the center of your block as shown below.  Using the Center Piece as previously sewn, (2) 1½”x 8½” Fabric A rectangles, and (2) 1½”x 10½” Fabric A rectangles, sew the center of your block as shown below Barn Dance Quilt free pattern.

The same you can download now in a complete PDF with all the images and explanations in the step by step. So we ask you to comment what you think of this pattern, share this article with your friends and family, we wish you a great job!

Barn Dance Quilt free pattern
Barn Dance Quilt free pattern

Using the middle block pieced above, the (4) HST, and the (4) QST, sew together the block as shown below. The finished block should measure 20″ block. Repeat the above steps for a total of 16 blocks  for you Barn Dance Quilt free pattern.

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