Machine stitched cathedral window updating an old favorite

Inspired by Cathedral Window quilts, with the Denim Circle Rag Quilt pattern, a simple method is used to create a “faux” version. Four coordinating fabrics, fiber fill and a couple buttons are all you need for this fun project! Be sure to come back to the Bluprint blog tomorrow for the latest installment of Free Pattern Friday!

Plenty of diagrams and clear step-by-step directions are included to walk you through this technique.

Sewing is my favorite activity, and any project that involves fabric is like a drug to me.

I am a total fabric junky (some would say hoarder), and I particularly LOVE to collect little bits of bright cotton.

An example of this in the form of quilting is the Cathedral Window quilt.

This is a stunning, traditional quilt pattern that is truly unique.

Also cut 2" squares of your bright prints, in a variety.

While that is a very basic overview of the construction of cathedral windows, there are so many ways to actually make them.

The construction of a Cathedral Window quilt is completely different!

It is comprised of individual squares that are folded precisely and sewn with curves to create small windows.

They can be sewn by hand or machine, and the folding can be done in a variety of ways.

This classic block can be used in many different projects!

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If you make just a few blocks, they can be turned into bags, pillows, even pincushions. Quilt a stunning pillow with the Cathedral Window Pillow pattern.

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