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Hi! I am Janet Barker from Calgary, AB. I have been quilting for 16 years and have been designing my own quilt patterns for about 9 years. At the request of my guild, I started publishing my patterns ...

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Whirling Leaves Quilt in 3 Sizes

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(7) Name: 'Quilting : Whirling Leaves Quilt in 3 Sizes
Whirling Leaves Quilt in 3 Sizes
Whirling Leaves Quilt in 3 Sizes
Whirling Leaves Quilt in 3 Sizes
Whirling Leaves Quilt in 3 Sizes

Pattern Description:

Whirling Leaves is stunning lap or twin quilt, with bonus instructions for a small wall hanging. Collect fat quarters for the leaves and background. Avoid directional prints because the fabrics will be cut and sewn on various angles. Batiks or tone on tone prints work well in this pattern. Good contrast between background and leaves is essential. Yardage is based on 40" usable width.

Fabric requirements have been given for the twin size only, although the pattern gives quantities and instructions for all three sizes.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Twin Quilt 70" x 82"
  • Lap Quilt 56" x 68"
  • Wall Hanging 27" x 27"


  • For Twin Quilt:
  • 10 fat quarters background
  • 12 fat quarters leaf fabrics
  • 7/8 yd dark sashing
  • 3/4 yd light sashing
  • 1/2 yd zinger
  • 1 1/8 yd outer border
  • 1/2 yd binding
  • 2 7/8 yd backing
  • twin batting

You Will Also Need:

  • Neutral 100% cotton sewing thread, rotary cutter and ruler, glue stick, quilting threads to match fabrics.