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Cupcakes Quilt


Indulge your sweet tooth with this colorful cupcake quilt. This project is an excerpt from C&T Publishing Cupcakes! edited by Lynn Koolish which includes 29 other yummy projects for sewers, quilters, knitters, and bakers!

Cupcakes Quilt


  • Block background fabric: 9 squares 6˝ × 6˝ (½ yard)
  • Scraps for cupcake appliqués
  • Border corner blocks: 4 scraps 3˝ × 3˝
  • Sashing fabric: 6 strips 1¼˝ × 6˝, 4 strips 1¼˝ × 18½˝, and 2 strips 1¼˝ × 20˝ (1/4 yard)
  • Border fabric: 4 strips 3˝ × 20˝ for borders, additional strips for binding (¼ yard)
  • Backing fabric: 26˝ × 26˝ (¾ yard)
  • Batting: 26˝ × 26˝
  • Decorative trim: 4½ yards (optional)
  • Buttons
  • Paper-backed fusible web, 17˝ wide: ½ yard


Note: Seam allowances are 1/4˝.

  1. Iron paper-backed fusible web to the wrong side of the fabric scraps for the cupcake appliqués. Remove the paper backing.
  2. Click here to download the cupcake patterns. Use the patterns to cut out the top and bottom pieces for 9 cupcakes.

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  3. Reduce the cupcake pattern 50%, and cut out pieces for 4 mini cupcakes for the corner blocks.
  4. Create 9 blocks by fusing the cupcake pieces to the block backgrounds.
  5. Sew the 11/4˝ × 6˝ sashing pieces between the blocks to create 3 rows. Press.
  6. Sew the rows together with the 11/4˝ × 181/2˝ sashing strips. Press.
  7. Sew a 11/4˝ × 181/2˝ strip on each side. Press.
  8. Sew the 11/4 ˝ × 20˝ sashing strips on the top and bottom. Press.
  9. Sew border strips to the top and bottom. Press.
  10. Fuse the mini cupcakes to the corner blocks. Sew the corner blocks to each end of the remaining border strips. Press.
  11. Sew the remaining border strips to the sides. Press.
  12. Layer the backing, batting, and quilt top. Baste.
  13. Quilt and bind. Embellish with trim and buttons.



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