Just Keep Swimming Shredded Rag Quilt Pa

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Just Keep Swimming Shredded Rag Quilt Pa Pattern


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Quilting: Just Keep Swimming Shredded Rag Quilt Pa
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




Home Decor



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You should be able to use a straight stitch sewing machine and rotary cutting tools safely

Pattern Description:

I fell in love this "Just Keep Swimming" shredded Rag Quilt Pattern when I created it as a custom order for my dear friend!
Depending on which fabric pattern you use it works well as a baby's wall-hanging, as a child's size throw, or add extra rows for a Beach House throw to cuddle up on the couch! The pattern stays adorable no matter how big you make it!

This quilt is pieced, quilted and backed in only a few steps!
No ironing necessary!
No batting or backing to buy or add!
No border or mitered corners to add!
No critical "points" to match!
No fussy seam allowances, 1/2 inch throughout! (Leave that "scant" 1/4" behind for this quilt)!
No critical stitching of the appliques! Close is ok, you're going to clip and shred them!
Try new shapes or use "scrappy" colors from your stash!
Shredding is a huge stress buster!
A little "wonky" might even help this "shabby chic'ish" quilt, it was created to have a soft and relaxed finish.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 42 X 49 and bigger


  • Sewing machine ~ with a walking foot preferred
  • Small sharp fabric scissors
  • Rag Quilt scissors
  • Water or air erase fabric marker
  • Quilter's ruler
  • A Rotary cutter and Cutting mat
  • Quilter's straight pins
  • Quilter's gloves
  • Cotton Thread
  • 1 3/8 yard DARK FLANNEL fabric for "Chubby fish" applique
  • 1 3/8 yard LIGHT FLANNEL fabric for "Angel fish" applique
  • 2 1/2 yards of DARK flannel background fabric for squares
  • 2 1/2 yards of LIGHT flannel background fabric for squares
  • CLOVER Premier Seam ripper #502

You Will Also Need:

  • universal or quilting sewing machine needles

About Designer

About Designer

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by itssewsally
Fort Myers, FL
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I am striving to share new and innovative ideas via my patterns with those phenomenally creative people out there who, like me create because they have to!
My mother still tells anyone who will listen how when I was just a little girl my bed was always covered with paper, fabric, crayons, scissors and pins, with me in the middle creating something! Now, as then I am still surrounded by my ...

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