This Connecticut Nelson's Victory quilt pattern is very easy to
make. Also is a nice bold quilt when made in red, black and
Size: Without Border - 60" x 108"
With Border - 68"
Size of Block - 12 inches square
Pieced - 23
Plain – 22
Number of Units: Block Quilt
Striped 12 276
White 12 276
Dark 8 184
(Yardages are approximate and are 36” wide fabric unless
otherwise stated.) 1 7/8 yards each in stripe and white; 1 1/4
yards in dark color; 2 1/2 yards of 39” wide fabric in
white or solid-color for plain blocks.
– 1 5/8 yards in stripe or dark color. Lining – 3 1/4 yards of
72” wide bleached white muslin sheeting.
Cut 21 blocks from 39” wide white or solid-color fabric
– each 12 1/2 inches square.
Start at center. Seam a striped unit to a white unit 4 times;
stitch white unit of one of these sections to a striped unit
of another section 4 times – center of block. Seam remaining
units together for 4 each of striped, white and dark squares.
Seam striped square to a striped section and white square to
white section of center of block 4 times; seam these squares
together. Seam dark square in each corner.
Make 1/4” seams. Starting with a pieced block, and
alternating with plain blocks, make 5 strips each 5 blocks
across. Then make 4 strips, each 5 blocks across, starting
with plain block and alternating with pieced blocks. Sew
strips together, alternating them and being sure to have a
pieced block in each corner of the quilt-top. Add desired
border and lining
Use matching thread and a fine running stitch to quilt around
each unit in pieced blocks. Divide plain blocks into 16
three-inch squares and quilt; then quilt these squares
diagonally as shown on quilt-top above.