River Swirls Quilt

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River Swirls is a beautiful quilt pattern that is a traditional quilt block with some applique flowers added to it for a new look.

River Swirls Quilt Pattern by Connie Kresin Campbell

River Swirls quilt pattern

56″ x 56″

River Swirls quilt pattern cover

The quilt uses the Triangle in a Square block and I have included a template in the pattern for you to use.

I actually used my AccuQuilt electronic die cutter and the #55027 – 3″ Triangle in a Square die which makes fast work of cutting out the pieces. You can also use the Tri-Rec templates if you have them. I used the Island Batik Splash collection which is no longer available.

Get the River Swirls quilt pattern.

Get the River Swirls quilt pattern

The quilt measures 56″ x 56″ but could easily be made bigger. The pattern features full-color diagrams and includes full-size applique flowers.

River Swirls quilt pattern


I just did a simple stipple quilting pattern for the quilting and my applique was done with free motion quilting also.

closeup of the River Swirls applique on quilt

The pattern is available in my Shop and is also available on Etsy

River Swirls quilt pattern cover
River Swirls quilt pattern with applique flowers
Quilts made with Island Batik fabrics by Connie Kresin Campbell

River Swirls was one of four quilts made with Island Batik fabrics that were part of the Spring/Summer 2016 collections. It won’t be long before we will have snow and ice along the river. Our weather has still been beautiful, how about yours? We went to the cities yesterday and finally bought a new table for our kitchen. It is a small square one and…..I need to make new placemats. I’ll share them when I do!

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River Swirls quilt pattern

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Hi, I’m Connie Kresin Campbell, the quilter, writer, and photographer behind Freemotion By the River. I enjoy inspiring others with my quilt tutorials and patterns. You’ll also see my sweet adopted dogs from time to time.

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5 Comments

  1. That’s a very pretty quilt pattern, and I love your colors. Ah, just one more thing to think about putting on my To Do List!

  2. gorgeous quilt I love how it looks curved but it’s not.

  3. That is such a pretty pattern and the colors fit the name perfectly.

  4. River Swirls is beautiful. Island Batiks are gorgeous and your quilting is amazing.