Wednesday, March 7, 2012

how to | raw edge pez quilt.

i'm excited to share today's tutorial so you can make a raw edge pez quilt of your own! let's get started:

raw edge pez quilt. 
finished size: 36" x 42"

raw edge pez baby quilt.

materials needed. 
raw edge pez template
1 charm pack or 42 - 5" squares
1 1/3 yards of background fabric
1/2 yard of binding fabric
a 40" x 46" piece of batting
1 1/3 yards of backing fabric

cutting instructions. 
from the background fabric, cut: 
     42 - 6 1/2" squares


step one. download and print out the raw edge pez template. trace template onto freezer paper, cut out. **i like to use the freezer paper in projects like this because it makes tracing+cutting fabric out a whole lot easier. however, after a few blocks you may have to make a new, fresh freezer paper template as the "sticky-ness" does wear off after a few uses. 


step two. using a medium to high heat iron, press freezer paper template onto a charm square (5" square). trace the template onto the fabric. 


step three. using a scissor, cut out your fabric pez shape following the lines drawn.


step four. center your pez shape onto a 6 1/2" square of background fabric. pin in place. 

step five. using a 1/4" seam allowance, sew around the inner and outer edges of the pez shape. making sure to backstitch where your seams overlap. 
repeat to the remaining charm squares until you have 42 blocks in total. 

layout your raw edge pez quilt, 6 blocks x 7 blocks. sew blocks together.

raw edge pez baby quilt.

quilt, bind, wash, and enjoy! the beauty with this raw edge pez quilt is the more you wash it, the softer it gets. 

raw edge pez baby quilt.

if you make a raw edge pez quilt like this please share it in the Canoe Ridge Creations flickr group -- i would love to see YOUR creations! 

xo, megan. 


  1. This is so cool! Love the idea of the raw edges. A great twist on the pez design :-)

  2. I just love the idea of how soft and cuddly this must be!! Thank you for the how to.. I pinned it for later!

  3. So cool Megan! Congratulations on being featured on Modern Day Quilts!!

  4. This is wonderful! Looks like a great texture :)

  5. Ooo Thanks for the tutorial. =D

  6. this is a REALLY fun quilt... visions of the same shape with some other fabric types and/or color options are dancing my head...thank YOU for the inspiration!

    -Maybe a black backround with bright colors.
    -something with batiks
    -different textured fabrics, like large and small corduroy, felts, flannels, etc


  7. I really like the look of this quilt! Thank you so much for sharing your tutorial.

  8. thanks for sharing- this looks like lots of fun. Love your colors!

  9. It really great freezer paper in the project it make a tracing cutting fabric out a whole freezer paper.It look so stylist and designer.