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30" Holiday Ribbons Quilt
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Holiday Ribbons Quilt Pattern

© Janet Wickell
Holiday Ribbons is a patchwork quilt made with a center block that's a variation of Bear's Paw and a block containing a maple leaf unit in each of its corners.

The quilt is not truly a ribbon, but the combination of its undulating lines and holiday colors reminded me of Christmas candies that are folded into gentle curves.

I've included a few ideas for varying the pattern to create a set of coordinating holiday decor. The original 30" square quilt can be used as a wallhanging or a table throw, and components can be altered just a bit to create placemats and a table runner. Brainstorm and you'll probably think of more ways to put the pattern and its pieces to use.

Remember that you can change the quilt's theme entirely by choosing different fabrics -- make a Thanksgiving set or stitch it to "match" another season.

Finished block size: 14" x 14"

Finished quilt size: 30" x 30" (design shown on this page

Quilting Fabrics & Other Materials

Read all instructions before cutting fabric. Patch sizes are listed individually.

Red print for block triangles and block center: (8) 2-7/8" x 2-7/8" squares; (1) 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" square

Dark, multicolor print for squares that sit next to triangles in block: (12) 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" squares

Medium green print for block and for inner border/sash: (4) 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" squares; (4) 4-1/2" x 14-1/2" bars

Light green print for block sashing and for border/sash cornerstones: (8) 4-1/2" x 4-1/2" squares; (4) 4-1/2" x 6-1/2" bars

Light neutral print for block background and for border cornerstones: (4) 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" squares; (8) 2-7/8" x 2-7/8" squares; (4) 4-1/2" x 4-1/2" squares

Dark green print for outer borders/sash and border cornerstones: (4) 4-1/2" x 4-1/2" squares; (4) 4-1/2" x 14-1/2" bars

Backing: 1-1/8 yard

Batting: about 38" x 38" of thin batting

Binding: about 140 running inches of doublefold binding

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