Saturday, December 22, 2018

Christmas Tree Pattern

So many of you asked who designed the Christmas Tree Pattern - and I did try to answer a lot of you - but I decided the blog would be better.

I did!

I sat down with my trusty graph paper and started drawing - and then Calculating and then adding in errors for my stitching....

So here you go!



I decided that I wanted to use about 8 fat quarters of focus fabrics, and with that 6 inches in the best way to cut up a Fat Quarter - so each square is a 6 inch piece of fabric

I cut my Fat quarters into 6 inch strips - and used my easy angle ruler for the half squares - that way it was all strips.

I think I got about 1 1/2 yards for the background - you need 52 -  6 inch squares for the background and  16 1/2 squares for the edges.

I used the same background on all three quilts - so I could make better use of my yardage

My goal was 60 x 80 - but real math and seam allowances made them 56 x 78 ish.....

So there you go!
If you make it - share it with me - I'd love to see it!




6 comments:

Marcia Stone said...

Thank you.

Barob Book Blog said...

Thanks so much for the pattern Alycia. I saved your pictures knowing that 'someday', I would try and figure it out and make one. I’m thinking flannels? It just seems warm and cozy right now. Thank you for being so generous with your ideas and patterns.

Carlie Nichols said...

Thanks so much for the pattern and diagram. They look well loved. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Carlie

Debbie Lou said...

Thank you so much for the extra effort to graph this out. Such a cute quilt and fun to make, I'm sure. Merry Christmas to you and yours and Happy New Year, too! Thanks for a fun, informative blog!

Rita E in AZ said...

Thank you so much for sharing your quilt pattern. It's on my to do list for next year.

Elizabeth V Kelbaugh said...

Fabulous! Thank you for sharing. GDs hopefully will get one for next Christmas. Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!