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Kite Tails Quilt Pattern


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NOW AVAILABLE FOR FREE! 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. Supplies: 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, This pattern may not be copied or distributed. Please direct friends to Craftsy to purchase their own pattern. You may sell items that you have made from this pattern but please include a tag line "Pattern by Amy Friend of" Permission is not granted to commercial mass production. Your pattern is available for immediate download. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY paper piecing

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During Quiet Time
Author of Intentional Piecing (spring 2016) and Improv Paper Piecing (winter 2017). Website: Social Media: @duringquiettime