FREE PATTERN: Happy Worldwide Quilting Day 2020 - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

FREE PATTERN: Happy Worldwide Quilting Day 2020

Happy (almost) Worldwide Quilting Day! We’re gearing up to celebrate the day we are “sew” excited for every year! To celebrate together, we have designed a wonderful new FREE Quilt Pattern and we know you’ll love it. We’re introducing the Mini Wonder Quilt this year and hope you’ll give it a try!

World Wide Quilting Day (and National Quilting Day) is celebrated yearly on the third Saturday of March. Quilting feeds our creative souls and is an art and craft shared across countless countries and cultures. In recognition of the small and wonderful world we live in, we designed the Mini Wonder Quilt. As you can see, nine different blocks make up this mini quilt, representing quilters from all corners of the world.

The Mini Wonder Quilt will sew up quick and easy.  It starts with 2.5” square Mini Charms, but you can cut your fabrics from Charm Packs, Jelly Rolls, Layer Cakes or yardage. It’s a good time to use up those scraps!

Kimberly’s Mini Wonder is looking wonderful in At Home by Bonnie & Camille for Moda Fabrics. At Home offers two colorways. We used Bonnie’s red colorway bundle.

Download your FREE Mini Wonder Quilt pattern and your grab your Fabric Requirements to get started.

If you’d like to make your own, some of our FQS staffers sewed up some inspiration. This cute quilt looks great in every fabric, so make yours truly your own!

Here’s a close up of the matchstick quilting that Nova did on her home sewing machine. If you’d like some tips for Free Motion Quilting, check out this video tutorial.

Keep up with us on social so we can see and share your work! Meet new quilters who are sewing along too and share tips and tricks for finishing yours!

Share with #MiniWonderQuilt

Be sure to share your Worldwide Quilting Day projects on Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #WorldwideQuiltingDay and #MiniWonderQuilt and follow and tag @fatquartershop so we can see and share your work!

Vote for Your Favorite

On March 21, we headed to social media to ask you to share your version of the Mini Wonde Quilt, and you did! We have a First Place prize, a Second place prize and a Third Place prize for the quilters who made your favorite Mini Wonder! Who will it be?

Please vote for your favorite rendition of the Mini Wonder Quilt! Many of you participated in sewing up this sweet quilt and posted on social media. We chose 10 of our favorite quilts from the #MiniWonderQuilt hashtag and as you to vote for your favorite. The three quilts with the most votes will get the First, Second and Third places prizes, respectively.  Below are the 10 finalists chosen from the hashtag. browse their quilts and then head to the polls to vote! Please click here to vote.

1. Amy of @amyquilts27

2. Andrea of @9thavecrafter

3. Carrie of @carrie4dee

4. Hildye of @hildyebertzeder

5. Janae of @quiltwhatshot

6. Janiel of @quiltingwithlove

7. Lynne of @sewinglynne

8. Renate of @renate_und_katzen

9. Susan of @skarrgos

10. Suzanne of @justmypretties

How gorgeous are these quilts! It’s so hard to pick just one as everyone did a fantastic and unique quilt. Enjoy them and vote for whomever you like. Please click here to vote. We’ll announce our three winners here on the blog and on social media Friday, April, 17.

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  1. Would one charm pack cut into quarters work instead of 4 mini charm packs? Asking for a friend😊

  2. Great quilt. I especially like the one with the blue and orange in it just below the requirements listing. Can you tell me what line that’s from, please?

  3. Thank you!! Going to get this going with some teens that are home for the coming weeks.

  4. Thank You for the free pattern. I will put it to good use in the next couple of weeks while staying home.

  5. Thank you for this free pattern. I especially love the red and green quilt – it has a Christmasy feel to it.

  6. Can you tell me the fabric collection used in the blue/peach/orange version of the mini quilt?

  7. Thank you Fat Quarter Shop for another fantastic pattern!! I already started cutting mine from a charm pack I had in my stash and cut in four mini charms.

  8. Thank you FQS for your generosity. A really lovely project to work on in these troubled times. Be safe, be kind and Sew on.