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Connector Quilt: Fat Quarter Friendly Quilt Pattern

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So you want to make a Connector quilt out of fat quarters? I say that’s a GREAT idea! It will definitely look a bit more scrappy but can be really amazing! Scrappy quilts are great!

There are lots of different ways to go about making a quilt pattern without adhering strictly to fabric requirements. I personally prefer to view the “requirements” as more of “suggestions”.

Here are a few examples of how to adjust the fabric requirements to meet your desired level of scrappiness and use up fat quarters, or even just any decent size scraps you might have laying about!

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7 In Quilt Patterns

A Scrappy Twist on the Boho Mod Quilt Pattern

Last week I whipped together a slightly-altered version of the Boho Mod Quilt pattern by @MeeshQuilts. My alterations included making it scrappy and changing up the borders so I could use the fabrics that I had, even when I didn’t have the right amounts. To see other color variations of this awesome quilt pattern, check out #bohomodquilt on Instagram.

Piecing this top was super quick; it came together in just a few hours! I loved getting to use my scraps because I really felt like it is a very no-waste way to quilt. Using up fabric scraps is great, especially when they look this amazing together like all these beautiful solids from @pbsfabrics! The colors in this quilt include WhiteAmber, Bubble Gum, CoralMaize, Pale AquaPoseidon, River, and Verbena.

If you are just learning how to quilt, you likely do not have many scraps yet, but once you get a few quilts accomplished, you’ll soon have a major stash of fabric scraps that would be perfect to use on this pattern! Sidenote: this pattern is also Jelly Roll friendly!

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