Dutch Sinterklaas Quilted Wall Hanging
Pattern courtesy of Wendy Vosters, Wendy's Quilting Place Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Designed by Wendy Vorsters, stitched by Pauly Housenga
St Nicholas Center Collection
This lovely Dutch Sinterklaas quilted wall hanging makes a very special Saint Nicholas decoration. The method is paper piecing with the horse appliqued.
To print pattern:
• Click on the file link below, then click the Adobe print icon:
• If you have trouble downloading the file, right-click on the file link below and choose "Save target as..." to save it. Then open the PDF with Adobe Acrobat Reader (free from Adobe's website) and print it following the tips below.
Easy-to-print PDF Dutch Sinterklaas quilt pattern
The printed pattern block should measure 5 x 7 inches. The finished quilt will be about 20 x 24 inches.
More information about paper piecing
Paper Foundation Piecing from EQuilter
Christine Thresh's Paper Piecing Primer
Foundation Block Piecing from the World Wide Quilting Page
Patterns may be printed for personal use and non-profit groups making art and craft projects. For all other uses, please request permission firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
By Wendy Vorsters, Wendy's Quilting Place, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Used by permission.
Tips for accurate PDF printing
For Adobe Reader 7.0
In the Adobe Print dialog box, check these boxes:
For Adobe Reader 8.0
If you are having trouble printing, try clicking on "Advanced" then "Print as Image."
For older versions
In the Adobe Print dialog box, make sure the boxes for Shrink oversized pages to paper size and Expand small pages to paper size are NOT checked. (In some versions the option is Page Scaling: NONE, click to find Fit to pages and Shrink large pages.)