Keepsake Calico Quilt

Keepsake Calico Quilt

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Additional Information



    Select your own choice of fabrics
    • 3/4 yard each of fabrics #1, #2, #3 & #10
    • 1 yd each of fabrics #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9 & #11
    • 5-1/2 yds for backing
    • 1 yd. muslin for quilting shams
    • 1 yd. for pillow sham backings
    • 1-1/4 yds. for binding
    • Full size hi-loft quilt batting
    • Crib size batting for shams
    • Rotary cutter, ruler, mat
    • Basic sewing supplies
    • Iron & pressing surface
    • Sewing machine


      Quilt size approx. 70"x90"
      Pillow shams for standard pillow 26"x20"
      Note – use 1/4" seam allowances for quilt and shams.
    1. To print the Cutting Chart, click on the "Download Project PDF" button. Refer to the Chart to identify fabric and see cutting sizes. Cut fabric according to the chart.
    2. The quilt is sewn together in seven large blocks, as identified in the Placement Diagram. Working one large block at a time, arrange the fabric and sew the pieces together.
    3. Sew the large blocks in rows, then sew the rows together to form the quilt top.
    4. Sandwich the backing, batting and top together and quilt as desired.
    5. Trim the edges and sew on the binding.

      For 2 Shams:
    1. From remaining quilt fabrics cut six strips 10"x21".
    2. From backing cut 4 pieces 17"x21".
    3. Sew 3 strips together for each sham.
    4. Sandwich the muslin, batting and top of each sham together and quilt as desired.
    5. Trim to 27"x21".
    6. To finish the shams, turn down one 17" wide side of each backing piece 1/2" and press. Turn down another 1/2", press and stitch.
    7. Lay front face down and pin 2 back pieces right sides up overlapping stitched edges.
    8. Stitch around in 1/4" seam. Bind just as the quilt.

Items in This Collection
Please Note: Some items are out of stock.



Sew Essentials Unbleached Muslin 36"

Item # 7791601
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$2.99 $2.09 /yd
Min Qty:4

The Warm Company Warm And White Cotton Batting 45"x60"

Item # 9812207
Online Only
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$15.99 $11.19

Fairfield Soft N Crafty Hi-Loft Batting 45"x60"

Item # 6195317
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$19.99 $13.99
Min Qty:2

Wrights Single Fold Satin Blanket Binding

Item # prd11058
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$7.99 $6.39


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