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I have been a crafter all of my life. Most of my childhood memories include my mom sewing, painting, or hot gluing! In 2002 I learned to quilt with my mom. Soon after, I began sewing bags, garments, ...

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Yarn Kites Quilt Pattern

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(7) Name: 'Quilting : Yarn Kites Quilt Pattern
Yarn Kites Quilt Pattern
Yarn Kites Quilt Pattern
Yarn Kites Quilt Pattern
Yarn Kites Quilt Pattern

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • rotary cutting
  • basic sewing skills
  • basic quilting skills
  • able to sew 1/4" seam

Pattern Description:

Want to try modern quilting, but not sure where to start? This simple pattern will lead you through the steps to create a one of a kind, modern quilt. No two blocks will look exactly alike!

This pattern uses 1 layer cake and 1 additional fabric for the background. Use a solid or semi-solid for the background to really make your piecing pop! The wide strips of background fabric are a great place to show off some free motion quilting!

Easy enough for a confident beginner, fun for all ability levels!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 57" x 72"


  • 1 layer cake (42 - 10" squares)
  • 1 1/3 yd background fabric
  • 5/8 yd binding
  • 3 1/2 backing fabric
  • 65" x 80" batting

You Will Also Need:

  • rotary cutter and mat
  • sewing machine
  • coordinating thread
  • basic sewing supplies ( i.e. scissors, pins, seam ripper, etc.)