This is the most fun quilt pattern for almost anyone to make, with options to use the Accuquilt Take 5 die for super quick cutting, or simply using Kathy Browns Take 5 technique and constructing a beautiful quilt in a weekend. Use these designs for Christmas or all year round
This design provides total freedom of fabric choice, and your creativity soars when you discover the interesting combinations that come from using these quilt blocks. It’s based on Kathy Browns Take 5 patterns that almost anyone can be successful. You take 5 minutes – Choose 5 fabrics – Cut 5/8 of a yard of each of the 5 fabrics – and in just a little over 5 hours you’ve made a gorgeous quilt top.
An experienced quilter can easily make a lap quilt in a weekend from start to finish. Choose any 5 fabrics that go together well, or go scrappy and get a fun mix and match. Use seasonal fabrics for a special time of year. Make a stunning quilt for Christmas this weekend. A beautiful throw over a chair or a sofa to add to your Holiday decor.
Watch this 1 minute video to see the result of using the Take 5 die.
Our feature quilt in Christmas prints is made using a pattern from Kathy’s book “Take 5: Quilts From Just 5 Fabrics”, published way back in 2010. The book is packed with 15 designs that look intricate but are very simple to construct–excellent for beginners. Simply take five minutes to choose five fabrics (one focus fabric plus four coordinating fabrics), stack them, cut them simultaneously, and you’re ready to sew creative, visually stunning quilts. This is one of Kathy’s top selling books. The patterns, tips and fabric ideas are easy and fun.