Fan Dance

Quilt by Nancy Mahoney
Fan Dance

Designer Nancy Mahoney has been making quilts for more than twenty years. She enjoys combining traditional blocks and updated techniques to create dazzling quilts. Nancy has authored twelve books, all published by Martingale & Company. Her latest book is Kaleidoscope Paper Piecing.

Size: 55" × 64"
Blocks: 30 (9") Fan blocks

Download our free Fan Block template.

Watch Nancy demonstrate how she made the blocks in her Fan Dance quilt.

For more information about Nancy Mahoney, go to our Designer's page.

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Fan Block Pattern
Hello carolsrn, the pattern and instructions are in the March/April 2012 issue of Love of Quilting. You can get either the print or digital issue at this link. Thank you for your comment.
fan block pattern
Where can I get a complete pattern and instructions. Can't find the video. Would really like to make this but it is just too much work trying to figure it out the way it is.
more ideas
I finally found the video which was useful. You could use suede/felt/wool for the black and avoid all those turn-unders! Then use the invisible thread for machine applique. If you're going to use as a wall-hanging, go ahead and use all those neat colors of rayon threads for the applique for more texture and fun! I can't wait to get started on my version!!!
worked great
Since the pattern is supposed to be enlarged 400% from the magazine since I can see why it's spread over several pages. Download worked great. So did the video. Thanks.
Fan Dance - Fabric
Love this quilt, can't seem to find the fabric.


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