Christa’s Quilts – Charming Chevrons

Charming Chevrons is my first official “Modern Quilt.” It was inspired by a pack of bold and beautiful solid charm squares and the desire to quilt the heck out of something! Scroll down to the end to see other versions of this quilt!

Charming Chevrons PDF pattern available for sale here.

Charming Chevrons Print pattern available for sale here.

Charming ChevronsCharming Chevrons Stats:

  • Designed, pieced and quilted by Christa Watson; designed in EQ7
  • Finished size: 46″ x 54″; completed November, 2012
  • Sewn and quilted on my Bernina 1630
  • Fabrics: Kona cotton solids on front and back
  • Piecing thread: Superior Masterpiece 50 wt Cotton
  • Quilting thread: Highlights trilobal polyester 40wt, Isacord polyester silver
  • Batting 2 layers: Warm ‘N Natural cotton, plus Legacy wool
  • Quilting design: pebbles in the chevrons, straight lines in the negative spaces
  • Time to complete: 47 hours – top (10 hours), quilting and binding (37 hours)

Honors and Awards

Christa's Charming ChevronsQuilt Along Tutorials:

Click here for my artistic pieced backing tutorial.

Charming Chevrons Back

Charming Chevrons Back

Colorful Chevrons variation – click here to read more about this quilt:

colorfulchevronsColorful Chevrons has won ribbons in both local and national quilt shows.

Feathered Chevrons variation – using my Kona Solids Designer Palette:

feathered_chevrons_eqThere are so many ways to make a chevron quilt!


5 thoughts on “Christa’s Quilts – Charming Chevrons

  1. Victoria Peabody says:

    OMGosh! What a beautiful quilter you are!!!!
    Oh! The backs….I have been looking and looking for how to piece a back with minimal piecing.
    Then poof! I clicked on your site while perusing favequilts and you are a star at making wonderful pieced backings.
    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

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