Temperature Quilt Pattern - Scrap Pattern

1.16.2020

It's that time of the year where quilters are beginning to plan and make temperature quilts. Although I am not making a temperature quilt this year, a fellow blogger,  Joanne @ Canuck Quilter posted her original design for a temperature quilt that caught my attention and she is offering the pattern for free! Check this out! 


Not only is this a clever design for a temperature quilt, it's also a great design for using up scraps! 
I made this baby quilt yesterday and that included figuring out the math, so it goes together quickly! 


I am going to make another one, but I am going to change the layout. I discovered by reversing every other row, it creates a circle effect and I want to try that!


Some other ideas I had: 
1 - Use left over jelly roll strips for the colored fabric 
2 - Rainbow quilts 
3 - Single colored quilts 
4 -Two colored quilts
5 - Super scrappy quilts 
6 - Create an ombre quilt 

It's fun finding a pattern that is so versatile, quick and easy! 

In my quilt, I used 2 ½" squares instead of 2" squares that the pattern called for and it finishes at 
38 ½" x 42 ½".  Here is the math if you want to make one like mine. Please refer to Canuck Quilter's Temperature Quilt pattern for instructions on how to assemble your quilt. 

Colored fabrics:
228 - 2 ½" squares 
OR 
114 - 2 ½" x 4 ½" rectangles (great way to use jelly roll strips)

Background fabric:
Cut 10 - 2 ½" strips and sub cut into
Fabric A)  42 - 2 ½" x 3 ½"
Fabric B) 72 - 2 ½" squares
Fabric C) 72 - 2 1/2" x 1 ½"

When you download Joanne's pattern, please take the time to thank her for her generosity! 


3 comments:

  1. Ah man! Amy, I wasn't going to do another one and now you drop this in my lap! This isn't fair!!!! I still haven't finished 2017 or 2019. You know I'm going to do this. Crud!

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  2. What a great quilt. Thanks for sharing. I agree would be a fun quilt to use just to use up scraps.

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  3. Thanks for sharing your baby size info on this cute, cute scrappy quilt. I'm still 'nose deep' (at least it feels that way) :) in my scrap baskets, and I love how this comes together. I'm so happy you get to enjoy your sewing room more again - love your posts!!

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