Last Updated on February 24, 2019 by wendigratz
I designed this quilt with two things in mind.
One – I wanted it to be easy and fun. Of course. That’s a main consideration in all my quilt designs. 🙂
Two – I wanted it to work especially well with those awesome fabric collections with great illustration that you just don’t want to cut up.
You know what I’m talking about.
How could I cut up this image?
Use larger scale prints for the wide stripes, smaller scale on the narrow stripes. It’s a great way to use a whole fabulous fabric collection – which is especially nice for folks who stress out about choosing fabric.
I used the absolutely gorgeous Wee Wander collection by Sarah Jane – one of the prettiest fabric collections I’ve ever seen. 🙂 I made this quilt over a year ago, so that particular fabric collection is going to be harder to find, but there are lots of other fun options out there! How about this pretty folk floral collection from Anna Maria Horner?
I designed it especially for great prints like these – but you’re not limited to that! Try it in solids in a nice ombre layout. Or create a rainbow from your favorite tone on tone prints.
Stripes are always in season – always in style. And they’re oh so easy to sew. 🙂
Thick & Thin is a free quilt pattern.
That’s right – FREE! And that doesn’t mean it’s some skimpy abbreviated form of one of my regular patterns. You’ll get everything one of my regular quilt patterns normally includes.
Complete instructions – including yardage requirements, cutting instructions, and assembly diagrams – for six different sizes.
- Baby (36″ x 48″)
- Crib (50″ x 52″)
- Nap (65″ x 76″)
- Twin (65″ x 88″)
- Queen (86″ x 92″)
- King (104″ x 92″)
Detailed instructions – you’ll never feel lost or wonder if you’re doing things wrong.
Instructions (and diagrams) for pieced backs for all the quilt sizes.
Links to videos teaching you all the skills you’ll need to complete the project – including basting, quilting and binding.
Detailed quilting instructions – none of this “quilt as desired” single line of instruction at the end. 🙂
This is a very easy quilt – easy to cut, easy to sew, and easy to machine quilt.
Want the pattern? Here’s the link to download it – free!
If you like this pattern, sign up for the Shiny Happy News! Subscribers get a weekly newsletter with crafty tips and tricks, free patterns, special discounts and more.
Happy quilting, everyone!