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Dutch Sinterklaas Quilted Wall Hanging

Pattern courtesy of Wendy Vosters, Wendy's Quilting Place Eindhoven, the Netherlands



Sinterklaas Quilt
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: 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) Get Adobe Reader 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 frominfo@stnicholascenter.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: Check these two boxes: Auto-Rotate and Center & Choose Paper Source by PDF page size
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.)

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