Quick and Easy Flying Kites Quilt 

Quilts to donate

The Flying Kites Quilt is a quick and easy quilt to make as part of a donation quilt drive for National Foster Care Month in May 2022, you can find out more details here.

We have finished our donation quilt drive for this year, please make sure you sign up for my emails so you don’t miss out on our next donation quilt drive in May 2023. However you don’t have to wait until then, Comfort Cases will gratefully accept handmade quilts any time of the year.

Flying Kites Quilt

For the Flying Kites Quilt, we will be doing the “Inside Out Technique” for the backing, which makes this a super quick and easy quilt to make because we don’t have to worry about binding.

Easy Quilt

This tutorial is free and everything you need to know to make the Flying Kites Quilt is listed here, including the link to my free YouTube tutorial.

The quilt will measure approximately: 51″ x51″

Flying Kites Quilt

TO MAKE THE FLYING KITES QUILT YOU WILL NEED:

You can either use Fat Quarters (FQ) or fabric off the bolt for this quilt. Please note that directional fabric is going to end up facing different ways so depending on the pattern may not be suitable for this quilt.

FAT QUARTERS

10 Fat Quarters

Note: You might like to use 5 FQ in one design and 5 FQ in another (as pictured above) or 10 FQ in all different designs

OR

FABRIC OFF THE BOLT

1 ½ Yard EACH of 2 contrasting fabrics

PLUS

1 ½ Yards fleece fabric minimum width 55″ for backing

Triangle Love Block

CUTTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE FLYING KITES QUILT

From the Fat Quarters OR Fabric off the bolt cut:

(10) x 18″ x 18”

Note: Fat Quarters should be 18″ x 21″ but some fall short, in this case, cut them all the smallest size you have i.e. 17½” x 17½”

Please watch my video for full instructions on how to make the Flying Kites Quilt:

Don’t forget to print out my PDF (found here) and write a note to Comfort Cases to help us keep track of how many quilts we have donated.

Looking for more ideas for quilts to donate? CLICK HERE for more quick and easy quilts to contribute, or click below:

I can’t wait to make a Flying Kites Quilt with you to donate to children in foster care! Please leave a comment and let me know if you plan on joining me in making this quilt.

Stacey x

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15 thoughts on “Quick and Easy Flying Kites Quilt 

  1. Jan West says:

    Exited to make this one! Comfort cases is such a wonderful charity and I know these quilts will be truly loved by the children who receive them.

  2. Betty G says:

    I love making the quilts you design. They’re simple so I’m more likely to succeed and they’re great practice! Especially with a small quilts!

  3. Barbra Elizabeth says:

    Hi, Stacy Lee. Already have from my stash two contrasting fabrics off the bolt on my cutting mat. Thank you for this wonderful and most meaningful charity quilt drive. I so look forward to mailing this most needful quilt this month. And, yes, I will continue making quilts for them long after April. I am a slow sewist.

  4. Madhu says:

    Stacy, I am starting late as I only found out 3 days ago about the donation drive. I have a lot of children’s prints in fleece. I would love to make a few different quilts to donate. I love the Flying kites quilt pattern.

    I updated my email.

    • Stacey says:

      That is wonderful Madhu – thank you so much! Don’t forget to print out the PDF and take a pic of your quilts to enter the giveaway. Thanks so much! Stacey

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