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Patriotic Sparkler

Choose red, white, and blue prints sporting flag, star, and sparkler designs to turn this table topper into a patriotic delight. Fabrics are from the Patriotic Minis collection by Winthur Sempliner for Connecting Threads.


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Inspired by Cheddar Broken Dishes from quilt collector Jody Sanders

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke



•    1⁄3 yard total assorted white prints (blocks)

•    1⁄3 yard total assorted blue prints (blocks)

•    1⁄4 yard red tone-on-tone (blocks)

•    1⁄3 yard white stripe (sashing)

•    1⁄2 yard red print (border)

•    1⁄3 yard binding fabric

•    1 yard backing fabric

•    36" square batting


Finished quilt: 28" square

Finished block: 7-1⁄2" square


Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width. 

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated. 

Press seams in direction indicated by arrows on diagrams. If no direction is specified, press seam toward darker fabric.