Grandma's Zig Zag Quilt Pattern

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Grandma's Zig Zag Quilt Pattern Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




Home Decor



Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • piecing with 1/4" seam allowance
  • rotary cutting

Pattern Description:

Old fashioned goodness and sweet country charm make this quilt perfect for any setting! The photos show 2 versions of the quilt: the first is made entirely with feedsack fabrics, some of my most favorites, and the second is made with modern fabrics in rows alternating with muslin. This pattern is fat quarter friendly, so use up some of those fat quarters in your stash!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • finished quilt measures 42" square


  • 10 coordinating fat quarters
  • 1 1/3 yds. backing fabric
  • 1/3 yd. binding fabric
  • 48" sq. batting

You Will Also Need:

  • sewing machine
  • thread
  • rotary cutter, mat, ruler

About Designer

About Designer

Elena McDowell on

I've been quilting for over 30 years, teaching advanced quilting classes for over 20 years, and pattern designing for over 15 years. Every minute that I can spend quilting is a joy, and I hope to spread that joy through my original patterns.


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