The Dinner Basket Quilted Tablecloth Pattern makes a delightful tablecloth for your dinner table. The quilt pattern repeats the Basket Quilt Block. Download the two-page Dinner Basket Quilted Tablecloth Pattern as a PDF to print out the pattern. You'll need to enlarge the quilt block to 125%.
To make the Dinner Basket Quilted Tablecloth Pattern:
Make 4 basket blocks and 1 Chain Variation Quilt Block. Cut 4 fabric squares. Sew them together as shown. Add inner border and outer flying geese border (see the Quilt Borders page). Finished size is about 28 inches square.
To make theBasket Quilt Block:
A: Cut 10, and cut 10 from contrasting fabric. B: Cut 9, and cut 1 from contrasting fabric. C: Cut 1, and cut 1 from contrasting fabric. Variation: For basket different from handle, cut 1 C and 2 A's from a second contrast fabric.)
Stitch A to contrast A; make 10. Stitch 4 AA squares together in a sawtooth pattern; make 2. To one AA row, stitch B to 1 end and stitch contrast B to other end. Stitch AA to 3 B's in a row, matching unlike fabrics with AA square. Stitch B to AA square, matching like fabrics, then stitch 4 B's to other side of AA. Stitch C to contrast C on long edge. Stitch rows around center square as shown in pattern to complete block.
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Lucie Sinkler is a versatile designer who specializes in both quilted and knitted projects. Her designs have appeared in national magazines such as Vogue, Christmas Crafts, and Knitting Made Easy