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Bird Crossing Quilt

from Feed Dog Designs
(7) Name: 'Quilting : Bird Crossing Quilt
Bird Crossing Quilt
Bird Crossing Quilt
Bird Crossing Quilt

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Adjust your sewing machine's stitch length and width
  • Piece simple quilt blocks
  • Machine applique (experience helpful but instructions are included)

Pattern Description:

This fun quilt is a perfect baby blankie or wallhanging. Full instructions are included for turned-edge, invisible machine applique, with illustrations to make the process easy. Also includes a bonus pattern for a bird pillow!

The pattern is delivered as a PDF file, with an 8-page instruction booklet on 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" pages (print two on one standard letter page, or view on your PDF-compatible e-reader) plus three 8 1/2" x 11" pattern sheets. US measurements are used throughout.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 36 1/2" x 45 1/2"


  • 1 1/2 yards solid turquoise fabric for applique foundations
  • 3/4 yard total assorted bright solid fabrics for birds and wings
  • 3/4 yard total assorted bright print fabrics for birds and wings
  • 1/8 yard solid orange fabric for beaks and feet
  • 1 1/2 yards backing fabric
  • 1/2 yard binding fabric
  • 42" x 51" batting

You Will Also Need:

  • Sewing machine with zigzag or blind-hem stitch
  • Freezer paper
  • Spray starch
  • Small paintbrush
  • Lightweight fusible web
  • Clear monofilament thread
pdf Digital Download


Home Decor
Wall Hanging
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About the designer

Author of The Quilter's Applique Workshop and contributor to Stitch, Modern Patchwork, American Patchwork & Quilting, and more. I love designing quilting and sewing patterns with a mid-century modern ...

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