Cut rectangles from floral fat quarters and join them with solid watermelon pink strips to create pieced rows. Show off your machine-quilting abilities in the solid yellow sashing strips in this simple, yet stunning twin-bed quilt.

Fat Quarter Twin Bed Quilt


Designers: Bill Kerr and Weeks Ringle of FunQuilts

11-18x22" pieces (fat quarters) assorted florals (pieced rows)
1/2 yard solid pink (pieced rows)
4-1/4 yards solid yellow (sashing, border)
3/4 yard solid green (binding)
5-7/8 yards backing fabric
73x105" batting

Finished quilt: 67x98-1/2"

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.

Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated. {C}Download this Project

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order. Cut sashing and border strips lengthwise (parallel to selvages).

From each assorted floral, cut:
8-7-1/2x4-1/2" rectangles (you'll use 84 of the 88 cut)

From solid pink, cut:
72-1-1/2x4-1/2" rectangles

From solid yellow, cut:
2-6-1/4x87" border strips
2-6-1/4x67" border strips
11-4x55-1/2" sashing strips

From solid green, cut:

9-2-1/2x42" binding strips {C}Download this Project

Assemble Pieced Rows

Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, sew together seven assorted floral 7-1/2x4-1/2" rectangles and six solid pink 1-1/2x4-1/2" rectangles to make a pieced row; press seams open. The pieced row should be 4-1/2x55-1/2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make 12 pieced rows total.

Assemble Quilt Center

1. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out pieced rows and solid yellow 4x55-1/2" sashing strips, alternating placement.

2. Sew together rows and sashing strips to make quilt center. Press seams open. The quilt center should be 55-1/2x87" including seam allowances.

Add Border

Add solid yellow 6-1/4x87" border strips to long edges of quilt center. Sew solid yellow 6-1/4x67" border strips to remaining edges to complete quilt top. Press all seams open.

Finish Quilt

1. Layer quilt top, batting, and backing; baste.

2. Quilt as desired. Designer Weeks Ringle machine-quilted an allover pebble motif across the quilt top.

3. Bind with solid green binding strips.

Fat Quarter Twin Bed Quilt