Hey guys! I’m so excited to be releasing my very first quilt pattern! It’s called Vintage Christmas and hopefully you’ll love it as much as I do!
I mean who doesn’t love heading out to look for that perfect Christmas tree? This one was super fun to make, and fairly quick to put together too! I mixed a fun vintage truck with some super cute tree blocks.
The tree unit in the truck was probably the most challenging part, but it’s still a fairly easy and straight forward pattern to make.
For the front of the quilt I used a mix of fabrics from the Mistletoe Lane fabric by Bunny Hill Lane for Moda. This line is actually from last year but I know that Stitches N Giggles Etsy shop has some left! And it’s on clearance too!
For the backside I used the white snowflake print from Sweetwater’s Cookie Exchange fabric.
I went with a festive red binding as well because I love red binding! Check out the fabric requirements below to see what you’ll need to make this fun quilt!
And since it’s only July, you still have time to get this made in time for Christmas! Double Yay!
Finished quilt size: 69” x 74”
Quilt design by Erica Arndt Copyright ©2016 Erica Made Designs, LLC
If you make this quilt, make sure to tag me on social media using #vintagechristmasquilt and @ericaarndt
I hope you enjoy this pattern!
Here are a few more of my Quilting Tutorials online if you’re just getting started:
- How to Quilt Series
- Sherbet Stars Quilt Tutorial
- Pink Pig Rag Quilt Tutorial
- DIY Tic-Tac-Toe Board Game (*Great for learning beginning skills!)
- Patchwork Book Cover
- Quilt-as-you-go Book Cover
- Kids Pillow with Pocket
- How to Applique’ Basics (Don’t worry it’s super easy!)
- Thread Catcher Tutorial
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I belong to several Quilt groups on FB and someone just finished this Quilt and said it gave so many headaches she was glad it was finally finished. I love your pattern but am not the best quilter. I was wondering if you had any suggestions to make it easier or hints as my daughter loves this pattern. You may email me @firstname.lastname@example.org – thank you so much
Oh no! I’m so sorry they had troubles with it. I haven’t had anyone complain that it was difficult to follow, quite the opposite. I think the pattern is fairly easy to read and there are a lot of photos to help along the way. Did she mention anything specific that I might be able to help with? I think the only more difficult portion is the tree in the bed of the truck. That is only because they’re kind of smaller pieces. Otherwise it’s pretty easy sewing in my opinion, but I’d be happy to help if there was something specific she pointed out! 🙂
I bought this pattern but find it hard to follow.
I’m so sorry you’re having difficulty! If you send me an email with your questions I’ll be happy to help. I want to make sure the patterns are as easy to follow as possible. And hopefully the step-by-step diagrams will help as well 🙂
The last twenty years of my husbands life he drove only red pickup trucks! When I saw this pattern, I had to make it! My family and I love it! It reminds everyone of Edd and all his red trucks!
Is the quilt appliqued?
No it is a pieced pattern 🙂
I’m having trouble buying your pattern! I need a pass word and I don’t have one! Or I need a website and I don’t think I have that either. HELP.
If you would like to purchase my pattern you can find it here:
You just add it to your cart and then follow the prompts to checkout. I have it available in Print and PDF so make sure you select the one you prefer. You will create your account and password upon checking out.
I have no way to download the pattern. I only have my phone.
This pattern is also available in paper format, just select that one in my store and we’ll send a printed copy to you!
We had a red 1973 Datsun pick up truck therefore I had to have this pattern. Finished the floppy, need to get quilted. The instructions were great especially appreciated the pressing directions – spot on.
My trucks turned out as tall as the trees. In yours, they aren’t that tall. What did I do wrong? (pretty sure I cut the pieces according to the pattern).
Hi, the tree should come over the top of the truck, maybe go back and look at the assembly instructions to make sure you put them together properly.
I have a picture of my quilt but don’t know how to post it here.
You can email it to me! I’d love to see it 🙂
I ordered the vintage truck quilt pattern How long does it take to get a digiatal copy?
It’s immediate, you should’ve been sent to the download page upon completion of your purchase. If you weren’t just log into your account in my store, then click “my account” and you’ll see your order there. Click ‘view’ and then download.