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Classic Christmas Quilt

Use a variety of traditional holiday colors and prints in a wall hanging fit for decking the halls. Metallic touches and star and snowflake quilting make this a Christmas favorite. Fabrics are from the Wrapped in Joy collection by Rachel Thomas Pellman for Marcus Fabrics. Quilting designs courtesy of Handi Quilter.


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Inspired by Kettle Corn from designer Lissa Alexander of Moda Lissa

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke



•    5—18×21" pieces (fat quarters) assorted cream prints Nos. 1–5 (blocks)

•    5—18×21" pieces (fat quarters) assorted red prints Nos. 1–5 (blocks)

•    4—18×21" pieces (fat quarters) assorted green prints Nos. 1–4 (blocks)

•    1⁄2 yard mottled gray (blocks, inner border)

•    8—10" squares assorted cream holiday prints (blocks)

•    1⁄2 yard mottled red (outer border)

•    1⁄2 yard red polka dot (binding)

•    3-1⁄8 yards backing fabric

•    55" square batting

•    Water-soluble marking pen


Finished quilt: 46-1⁄2 " square

Finished block: 10" 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 directions indicated by arrows on diagrams. If no direction is specified, press seam toward darker fabric.