Kite Tails Quilt Pattern

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Kite Tails Quilt Pattern Pattern


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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • paper piecing

Pattern Description:

This Kite Tails Quilt Pattern was originally published in the August 2014 members only Modern Quilt Guild newsletter.

Kite Tails is a paper pieced pattern that repeats one large block. Although this is a single block quilt, the blocks are rectangular and occasionally inverted. The end result has an irregular/random appearance. The negative space plays an important role by helping to create a dynamic design.

Dimensions: 60" x 72"

The foundation pattern is at 100% scale, no enlargement necessary.

4 1/2 yards of the background fabric
1/4 yard cuts of approximately 18-21 prints
4 1/4 yards backing
65" x 77" piece of batting
1/2 yard binding
coordinating thread

Fabric Choices:
Background fabric: RJR Cotton Supreme Solid in Canvas
Prints: An assortment of Cotton and Steel prints, mixed designers and blenders
Backing: Melody Miller Ruby Star Polka Dot Patchwork (wide width so it only requires an additional 5" strip added to one side)
Batting: Warm and White batting
Binding: Cotton and Steel
Thread: Aurifil 2311, Muslin

Copyright (c) 2014 by Amy Friend,

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About Designer

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When I was a little girl, I said I wanted to grow up to be a mommy and an artist. I'd like to think that I am just that! I am the mother to three wonderful children ages. I studied art and art history, worked as a museum collections curator, and am now a SAHM who enjoys expressing my creative side through quilting, sewing and fabric printing. I find time for this "during quiet time."

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