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Whirlygigs Pattern


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Quilting: Whirlygigs
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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Rotary cutting, ironing, straight stitch (machine)

Pattern Description:

Four different sized double pinwheels dance across a two color background, to capture the essence of springtime. Can't you just feel the breeze? An easy layout (and yes, the blocks coming into the border are easy too - I promise!) make this a joy to behold.

Use some of the leftover blocks to make the bonus project - a charming little table runner!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 51" x 60"


  • 1/2 yard Orange Pink 1 3/4 yards Border 1/2 yard Lavender 3/4 yard Chartreuse 1 yard Dark Purple 5/8 yard Orange 1/2 yard Yellow 2/3 yard Purple Swirl 13/4 yards Leaf Print 1 yard Solid Blue 4 yards backing 3/8 yd butterfly print (used also for backing) for bonus project border 59" X 68" piece of Warm and Natural batting (www.warmcompany.com). Bonus Project (Table Topper/Blankie) 1/8 yard leaf print 1/4 yard Chartreuse 3/8 yard Butterfly print 3/4 yard backing fabric 1/4 yard orange 30" x 46" piece of Warm and Natural batting (www.warmcompany.com).

About Designer

About Designer

Tammy Silvers on craftsy.com

Tammy Silvers started quilting in 1991 when she reluctantly joined her sister-in-law for a quilting class and fell madly in love with the craft. Now she teaches quilting at a variety of fabric shops as well as parks and recreation facilities. Tammy's flair for design led to her pattern company, Tamarinis, and to having her work featured in publications such as American Patchwork & Quilting, ...

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