Kansas Dugout Vintage Quilt Pattern

This Kansas Dugout pattern has been around awhile. I don’t know the history but I’m guessing it appeared in the Kansas City Star newspaper, famous for their regular offerings of quilting patterns. I’m sure it helped with their subscriptions! Just 2 pieces, a square and a double pointy rectangle (advanced mathematical term unknown to google)

Maple Leaf Quilt Pattern – Pieced

This pieced maple leaf pattern looks pretty complicated but it’s just squares and half triangles with an appliqued stem. Traditionally one would use autumn colors of rust, gold and brown but those of use that are trying to use up scraps live on the wild side and sort for light and dark colors only. The

Nine Patch Star Quilt Block – Free Pattern

The basic 9 patch quilt block gets an upgrade with some radiant points at the corners. The pattern is vintage, published before rotary cutters became the norm for cutting squares and half triangles so it’s only the corners that have to be fussy cut. Of course, you don’t have to make all the blocks the

Tulip Basket Classic Quilting Pattern

ThisĀ  classic quilting pattern probably has some other names besides “tulip basket” but it’s perfect for using up those scraps that always accumulate since every new project produces more scrap. I find scrap quilts to be far more interesting! The free pattern is available as a pdf file for immediate download by clicking on the