Argyle Lad.PDF

Argyle Lad

A Great Guy Quilt

Argyle Lad is made with four colors and a pop color. Can be adapted to your man cave, den, or college dorm room colors. This pattern was inspired by a traditional argyle plaid and a good friend’s scarf. Tired of banging your head against the wall searching for a graduation quilt, this quilt pattern fits the bill.

Strip-pieced for ease, accuracy, and speed.  This intermediate quilt includes step by step instructions with plenty of illustrations, through every stage, to make your quilt top.


Basic skills required


Rotary cutting

Sew an accurate 1/4" seam

Blocks on point



Classic Blocks


Finished size 74” x 90”

Full-size bed quilt, easily modified to any size or color.


Recommended with this pattern

6 x 24 rectangular ruler

Rotary cutting mat

Thread to match

Sewing machine in good working order


Fabric Requirements 

3-1/2 yards of background solid fabric

1/3 yard each of 12 assorted prints

5/8 yard for binding

4-1/2 yards backing fabric
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