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Dancing Pinwheels

from Something Sew Fine Quilt Design
(7) Name: 'Quilting : Dancing Pinwheels
Dancing Pinwheels
Dancing Pinwheels

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Good rotary cutting and piecing (sewing) skills

Pattern Description:

You will fall in love with this fun and playful design!

Pattern includes detailed instructions and diagrams for both a lap quilt (50" x 50") and a queen/king quilt. (93" x 103")

Great for "Layer Cakes" and "Honey Buns", or use your left over fabrics for a scrappy quilt using a variety of 10" x 10" squares and 1 1/2" strips. Pattern easily adapts to other sizes. Lots of possibilities! (Just make sure you have a variety of lights and darks for contrasting values.)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Lap Quilt: 50" x 50", Queen/King Quilt: 93" x 103" (before quilting).


  • 100% cotton fabrics with mixed lights and darks. (Pre-wash if using yardage.) "Layer Cakes" and "Honey Buns" also work well with this pattern. (Do NOT pre-wash if using pre-cut fabrics). Fabric requirements for both Lap and Queen/King quilts are given on page one of the pattern

You Will Also Need:

  • Rotary cutter with very sharp blade (able to cut through multiple layers of fabric), thread to match or coordinate with fabric, 6" x 24" and 9 1/2" x 9 1/2" acrylic rulers.

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About the designer

My name is Cary Flanagan. I have been designing in one way or another all my life. I have been quilting since about 1990 and designing and selling quilt patterns since 2005.

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