Off the Rails FREE Quilt Pattern and Tutorial

Off the Rails Free Quilt Pattern

A simple but effective quilt pattern, and a great place to start your quiltmaking journey. This pattern uses 2.5 inch wide strips of fabric. You can use pre-cut strips such as Jelly Rolls or cut your own yardage into strips if you prefer. The pattern contains complete instructions and plenty of colour diagrams to lead you step-by-step from fabric through to finished quilt. Instructions are given for cot, lap, single and double bed sized quilts.

What you'll need: 

  • For the cot size, you will also need 1.5 yards of backing fabric and 1/2 yard for binding
  • For the lap size, you will need 40 2.5 inch x WOF strips of a variety of different fabrics
  • For the cot size, you will need 24 2.5 inch x WOF strips of a variety of different fabrics
  • For the single bed size, you will need 90 2.5 inch x WOF strips of a variety of different fabrics
  • For the double bed size, you will need 128 2.5 inch x WOF strips of a variety of different fabrics
  • For the lap size, you will also need 3 yards of backing fabric and 3/4 yard for binding
  • For the single bed size, you will also need 5.5 yards of backing fabric and 1 yard for binding
  • For the double bed size, you will also need 8.25 yards of backing fabric and 1 yard for binding
  • sewing machine
  • rotary cutter, mat and ruler
  • pins
  • scissors
  • sewing thread
  • wadding (batting)
  • iron

Check the FREE Pattern and Tutorial HERE

Take a look at this Remembering Gram FREE Quilt Tutorial, too!

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