Christmas Cracker

This bed quilt is easy to piece for the intermediate quilter.

$10.50

Summary

Briefly: Christmas bed quilt with holly leaves and berries - ideal to make as a Christmas table cloth
Designer: Ruth Blanchet
Finished Size: 72" x 72" & 72" x 85"

This bed quilt is easy to piece for the intermediate quilter. With a patchwork background of nine-patch and snowball blocks, basic applique shapes are added to create a Christmas theme.

Omit the applique or change the Holly leaves out for a maple or oak leaf with colors to match to create a Fall quilt instead. Or even make it for a table!

Endless possibilities.

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Background fabric: 3 1/4 yds [4 yds]
Medium fabric: 3/4 yd [1 yd] (nine-patches) OR 24 fat eighths or combination of 2" strips for a scrappy effect
Dark fabric: 1 yd [1 1/4 yd] (snowball corners)
ONE fat eighth of red for applique berries
First (green) border and applique leaves: 1 yd [1 yd]
Second (print) border: 2 1/2 yds [2 1/2 yds] (cut lengthwise)
Backing: At least 4" larger than finished quilt size
Batting: At least 4" larger than finished quilt size
Binding: 1/2 yd [3/4 yd]
Fusible Webbing: 1 to 1-1/4 yds
Thread for piecing and quilting
Sewing machine and accessories
General quilting supplies