I am so happy to share a new Color Girl pattern with you! "Flying Kites" was originally published last summer, but has now undergone my re-branding with more size options and improved graphics. It is available to purchase as an immediate download in my Craftsy Shop.
This pattern is great for a confident beginner quilter, with simple to piece blocks set on-point. I made the original quilt, shown above, with a Moda charm pack of the "Lucy's Crab Shack" collection. This size option requires only one charm pack and finishes at 39"x60" without borders or 54"x76" with the borders: perfect for naps!
The "Flying Kites" pattern also includes fabric requirements, instructions and full layout diagram for a queen/king size, which requires just two charm packs plus yardage. This quilt is such a great way to showcase an entire collection of favorite prints, scraps (you only need 5" squares) or would be a fun way to do an "I-SPY" quilt with novelty prints.
I switched up the colors and made this baby size:
These charm squares are from the "Bungalow" collection by Joel Dewberry. This pack only had 30 squares (instead of 42, which come in the Moda brand packs), and makes a really quick-sew baby quilt.
As with most Color Girl patterns, I included some suggestions in the pattern for variations if you want to make your quilt unique or more challenging.
I am going to give a copy of this pattern away to two readers this week! To enter the drawing, leave a comment on this post. Please tell me what sewing plans you have for this spring and summer….
I will pick winners on Wednesday, have a great week!