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Modern Quilt Pattern Crooked Crosses and Bent Boxes, a semi-improv quilt pattern by Felt Like Sweets, pdf digital download


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Crooked Crosses and Bent Boxes is a semi-improv modern quilt pattern, written for advanced beginners who want the look and feel of improv but who are not quite ready to give up your rulers. This modern quilt pattern contains instructions for 3 quilt sizes using Fat Quarters, Quarter Yards, Half Yards or Yardage.

This pattern release is supported by the @longarmleague who are offering a 20% discount on E2E quilting for anyone who purchases the pattern and sends their quilt top by 28 February 2021, details below.


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Quilt Sizes and Fabric Requirements:

Baby quilt, 30 x 30 inches:

o Top: 6 FQs or QYs of various colors
o Binding: ⅜ yard
o Backing: 1 ⅛ yards
o Batting: 38 x 38 inch

Small Throw, 50 x 60 inches:

o Top: 1 yard each of 6 colors or 20 FQs or QYs or 10 HYs of various colors
o Binding: ½ yard
o Backing: 3 ½ yards
o Batting: 58 x 68 inch

Large Throw, 60 x 75 inches:

o Top: 1 ⅓ yards each of 6 colors or 30 FQs or QYs or 15 HYs of various colors
o Binding: ½ yard
o Backing: 4 yards
o Batting: 68 x 83 inch


Important Pattern notes:

o Pattern assumes WOF is at least 40 inches for quilt top yardage, 42 inches for backing fabric and 42.5 inches for QYs. For fabric that does not meet these minimum requirements, adjust by adding length.

o A 5.5 inch square quilting ruler is recommended for trimming ‘wonky’ blocks.

o The cover quilt is a small throw size using 1 yard each of the following 6 Kona Cotton Colors: Valentine, Watermelon, Creamsicle, Wasabi, Pickle and Capri.


If you trying to decide which version to make, take a look at these awesome examples or peruse the hashtag #crookedcrossesquilt on Instagram:

1. Kerry, @sew.sutured, Large throw using yardage (6 color)

2. Kerry, @thatssewkerry Large throw using FQ/QYs and yardage

3. May, @fabraholicquilts Small throw using FQ/QYs

4. Wynne, @pepitoolive Small throw using HYs

5. Ingrid, @inghelhoe Large throw using FQ/QYs

6. Sarah Jane, @sarah_jane_handcrafted Small throw using yardage (6 color)

7. Alex, @hexenweib Baby quilt using FQ/QYs


Special Thanks to the @longarmleague who are offering a 20% discount on E2E quilting for anyone who purchases the pattern and sends their quilt top by 28 February 2021. Follow this link to connect with the quilting team: https://airtable.com/shrWAIDirYDmTAoIw


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Love this pattern!!! I had questions after downloading and reading through the pattern details and Charles was responsive, extremely kind, and helpful in clarifying something for me. I can’t wait to get my Crooked Crosses quilt finished!!

Cetelia Dec 9, 2022

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I absolutely loved making this quilt . Great pattern

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Love this pattern! Download went smoothly. Can't wait to make the quilt.

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