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Full Swing Free Quilt Pattern™

Finished Size: 66" x 66"

The Full Swing quilt pattern was designed exclusively for Fat Quarter Shop by Rachel Griffith of P.S. I Quilt.
Fat Quarter Shop is the only quilt shop with permission to post and use this pattern for commercial purposes.

Full Swing

Printable version of FREE Pattern in PDF Format: Printable Pattern (Install Adobe Acrobat)

FabricYardageArea of Quilt
Muslin Mate Basic White Vines Fabric (9918-11)
2 1/2 yards
25-Patch Blocks and Spinning Star Blocks
Botany Charm Pack (25020-PP)
2 Charm Packs
25-Patch Blocks
Grass Buds Fabric (25023-13)
1 1/2 yards
Spinning Star Blocks
Cloud Topiary Fabric (25029-18)
2 1/2 yards
Ripple Buds Fabric (25023-15)
3/4 yard
Ripple Bramble Vine Fabric (25028-13)
4 1/2 yards

Cutting Instructions:

Muslin Mate Basic White Vines:

  • One hundred thirty-six 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" squares (A)
  • Thirty-two 5 7/8" x 5 7/8"” squares (B)

Botany Charm Pack:

  • Sixty-four 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" squares(C)

Garss Buds:

  • Eight 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" squares (D)
  • Thirty-two 5 7/8" x 5 7/8" squares (E)

Cloud Topiary:

  • Eight 3 1/2" x WOF strips (F)

Ripple Buds:

  • Eight 2 1/2" x WOF strips (Binding)

Assembly Instructions:

25-Patch Blocks:
    • Sew seventeen 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" Fabric A squares and eight 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" Fabric C squares together as shown.
      Block should measure 15 1/2" x 15 1/2".
      Repeat seven more times.
      Make eight blocks.

Spinning Star Blocks:
    • Draw a diagonal line on the wrong side of the 5 7/8" Fabric E squares.
      With wrong sides facing, layer a 5 7/8" Fabric E squa with a 5 7/8" Fabric B square.
      Stitch 1/4" from each side of the drawn line.
      Cut apart on marked line.
      Half-square triangles should measure 5 1/2" x 5 1/2".
      Repeat thirty-one times.
      Make sixty-four half-square triangles.

    • Sew eight Fabric B/E half-square triangles and one 5 1/2" Fabric D square together as shown.
      Pay attention to placement of fabrics.
      Blocks should measure 15 1/2" x 15 1/2".
      Repeat seven more times.
      Make eight blocks.

Quilt Center Assembly:
    • Assemble blocks as shown.
      Center unit should measure 60 1/2" x 60 1/2".

    • First cut four 3 1/2" x WOF (width of fabric) Fabric F strips for top and bottom borders.
      The cut two 3 1/2" x LOF (length of fabric) Fabric G strips for side borders. You must cut across length, not the width, since this fabric is directional.
    • Sew all four Fabric F strips together end to end, piecing diagonally.
    • Subcut Fabric F into two 3 1/2" x 66 1/2" strips for the top and bottom borders.
      Trim Fabric G strips to 3 1/2 x 60 1/2" for the side borders.
    • Sew the Fabric F top and bottom borders to the top and bottom of the quilt. Press toward border.
      Sew the Fabric G side borders to the side of the quilt. Press toward border.

    • Quilt and bind as desired.

These patterns may be used for personal purposes only and may not be reproduced without the express permission from the Fat Quarter Shop. These patterns may not be used for commercial purposes. All patterns, unless otherwise attributed, are © Fat Quarter Shop, LLC 2003-2013. All rights reserved.

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