The Attic Window quilt pattern is a great pattern to show off large designs, or even cut up a panel for the squares so that it looks like the viewer is looking through a window! The traditional Attic Window quilt pattern required cutting on the bias and sewing Y-seams – neither is easy! Here is a great way to make the Attic Window quilt block that is perfect for even beginners! A square, two rectangles and a half square triangle make this Attic Window quilt pattern.
Whether you start with a printed fabric or a panel, think about the fabrics for the two sides of the ‘attic window’. I have seen a lot of great Attic Window quilts, and a lot of not-so-great Attic Window quilts. The fabrics selected for the window frames should stand out from the fabric used in your window. Here is a layout of the fabrics for the Attic Window quilt block:
Three fabrics are used for the Attic Window quilt block. Here is a fabric cutting calculator for popular sizes. If you have a specialty fabric or panel, you can figure out the finished size of unit 1, add seam allowance and then figure out the dimensions for fabrics 2 and 3.
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