Candy Swirls Quilt is a different but exciting pattern to make especially for its difference. Particularly I could not understand the design or actually grasp its meaning, but it is certain that between pieces of triangles added together when making a rhombus. Interesting isn’t it?

Candy Swirls Quilt

Candy Swirls Quilt
Candy Swirls Quilt – by Suzanne Jackman

This pattern was designed by Suzanne Jackman of Splendid Speck. Suzanne Jackman of Splendid SpeckWho doesn’t remember childhood and eating swirl candies wrapped in cellophane? This patterns is in my.modafabrics.com

This candy swirl quilt goes back to sweet candy and consists of blocks with a pinwheel, 4 half square triangles, and 4 rectangular squares to create a finished 12″ block. A set of 30 blocks creates a 60″ x 72″ quilt (Want to make something smaller? 4 blocks create a 24″ pillow). This quilt is created using a matching layer cake and charm pack, along with background and backing.

You can choose the colors and even more, choose the type of fabric that can be used to then make the pattern your way. Preferably I like single colors in patterns like this.

What size quilt can be made with a layer cake?

The fastest and simplest way to make any size quilt is to use your favorite fabric pre-cuts to make a classic quilt. Just two 42-piece layer cakes will create an 85″ square quilt using a 9-by-9 arrangement of 10″ squares! For a little more interest, add some quilting between your squares.

How much backing do I need for a tiered cake quilt?

Backing fabric: 3-1/4 yards (this allows an extra 2″ of backing fabric around the quilt.) Batting: Double/full batting pack, or one 56″ x 74″ piece.

Can you make a log cabin quilt from a layer cake?

A luxurious and delicate quilt pattern will not be complete without a Lovely Layer Cake Log Cabin Block. … Log cabin quilt designs are traditional, but can easily be adapted to more modern tastes, depending on the type of tiered cake you use.

Do you do pre-washing of layer cakes?

Pre-wash (jelly rolls, charm packs, layer cakes, fabric panels, etc.) unravel or become distorted and are no longer the standard size due to shrinkage if the fabric is pre-washed. … You want to keep the size in the fabric to help with cutting and sewing the fabric. (This is my only personal exception to pre-washing the fabric.

How much fabric do you need for a layer cake?

A 40 square layer cake contains 4,000 square inches, or 2.78 yards. (NOTE: Isn’t it cool that jelly rolls and layer cakes contain exactly the same amount of fabric?

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