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Skill Level: 2 out of 5 (Advanced Beginner)
About the Congruence Quilt
Congruence is an advanced beginner, modern traditional quilt design. The design reminds me of roads, intersections, and traffic signs. The negative space interplay and connection ultimately lead to the name for this design; Congruence means agreement or harmony. The 60″ square throw pattern makes a striking two-color quilt, but would look equally stunning using scraps for Fabric A (the off white in the cover quilt). The pattern also contains detailed information on how the cover quilt was quilted.
Congruence Sizing / Finished Measurements
Throw: 60″ x 60″
Templates and Template Preparation
I work with acrylic templates when I am piecing curves, but I know that not all templates are the same and not everyone has templates. When cutting the concave and convex shapes, you may use templates included at the end of the PDF or standard Drunkard’s Path acrylic templates (I personally use templates from Jen Carlton-Bailly). Note: If you have your own set of Drunkard’s Path acrylic templates, I recommend printing out the templates from the pattern and verifying that your templates match the concave and convex shapes suggested for the pattern.
When you print and cut out the templates, make sure that the scaling is set to 100% or Actual Size before you print. Measure the 1ʺ square on the template page with one of your quilting rulers to make sure that the templates are printed to the correct size. You may use the printed templates and a fabric marking device of your choice or using template material, trace the paper templates onto the material to create your own templates.
–I find a smaller 28mm rotary cutter ideal for cutting curves in combination with acrylic rulers. This is totally optional. A 45mm rotary cutter will also work very well.
–12½ʺ square ruler or larger
Agreement Not to Copy – This pattern is provided for the buyer’s individual use only. By purchasing this pattern, the buyer agrees not to copy, reproduce or distribute copies or reproductions of this pattern to any person or persons, or to allow others to do so, without first obtaining written permission from Yvonne Fuchs.