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Buttonholes Quilt Pattern

Super Easy!


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What you get+-

Please note: This pattern is a digital PDF pattern. More info here.

This is a perfect quilt for a beginning quilter. And it's a really fun and relaxing project for an experienced quilter. Everyone wins! What makes it so easy? It's all straight lines. No diagonals, no points, no curves. Just nice straight lines. Easy to cut and easy to sew. I designed the quilt to be forgiving of small errors. Relax! Your seam allowance isn't exactly 1/4 inch? That's ok. Your seams don't match up? Impossible - there are no places for your seams to match up. I planned it special that way. :-)

You Get. . .

  • Detailed instructions and lots of step by step photos showing you exactly what you need to do every step of the way - including how to efficiently cut out your fabric. You’ll never feel lost or wonder if you’re doing it right.
  • Quilt diagrams, specific yardage requirements and cutting instructions for four common quilt sizes. None of this "easily sizes up or down" nonsense! Do you want to do math or do you want to make a quilt? I thought so.
  • Instructions for optional fancy schmancy pieced quilt backs
  • Instructions for how you can make it scrappy. Beginning scrap hoarders can replace just the fat quarters with scraps. If your scraps are taking over all available space in your sewing room, you can use scraps for the whole dang thing! I include instructions for both situations. :-)
  • Instructions for assembling the quilt – layering, basting, quilting and binding – with links to videos for all of them.
  • Links to videos teaching you all the skills you’ll need to complete the project. It’s a workshop disguised as a pattern!


The pattern includes instructions for four common sizes. . .

  • Napping (66.5" wide x 70" tall)
  • Twin (66.5" wide x 87.5" tall)
  • Queen (84″ wide x 94.5″ tall)
  • King (101.5" wide x 94.5" tall)


    Super easy! I link to videos throughout the pattern for all the skills you'll need to complete the project - from using rotary cutting tools to sewing a straight line, layering, basting, quilting, and binding. I don't care if you've never even used a sewing machine before - you can totally make this quilt! 

    What You Need+-

    You'll need. . .

    Napping Quilt (66.5" wide x 70" tall)

    • 10 fat quarters for buttonholes
    • 2 1/4 yards background fabric
    • 1/2 yard binding fabric
    • for backing you'll need 3 1/4 yards + your scraps

    Twin Quilt (66.5" wide x 87.5" tall)

    • 13 fat quarters for buttonholes
    • 3 yards background fabric
    • 1/2 yard binding fabric
    • for backing you'll need 4 yards + your scraps

    Queen Quilt (84″ wide x 94.5″ tall)

    • 18 fat quarters for buttonholes
    • 4 1/4 yards background fabric
    • 3/4 yard binding fabric
    • for backing you'll need 5 3/4 yards + your scraps

    King Quilt (101.5" wide x 94.5" tall)

    • 21 fat quarters for buttonholes
    • 5 yards background fabric
    • 3/4 yard binding fabric
    • for backing you'll need 7 yards + your scraps

    You'll also need. . .

    • batting (I love Warm & Natural 100% cotton batting)
    • two spools of all-purpose thread to match your background fabric