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6 Best Jacob’s Ladder Quilt Pattern

Below we gathered different tutorial versions of the Jacob’s Ladder also known as Jewel Box Quilt Pattern.

1. Jacob’s Ladder Quilt Block

Here is a step by step guide from fabric406 . In this tutorial we will learn how to make the Jacob’s Ladder Quilt Block. There are many variations for this quilt but here is the traditional design that is great for beginners. Play around with colors, choose from light to dark fabrics that will help you create a gorgeous quilt.

2. Jacob’s Ladder Vintage Quilt

Here is a vintage version of the Jacob’s Ladder Quilt. Published in 1992 this prize-winning quilt was created as a study in color values. With thorough planning with light over dark colored fabrics they were able to make the ladder stand-out.

Project Finish Size:

  • Lap Quilt 54 inches x 66 inches
  • King Size: 90 inches x 114 inches

3. Jacob’s Ladder Quilt by Daniela Stout

Here is the modern twist version on the Jacob’s Ladder Quilt by Daniela Stout. This quilt pattern uses 2 – ½ inches strips. For fast and easy half-square triangles, the use of The Strip Tube Ruler is a great option.

This quilt pattern is available in 5 size options, Wall Hanging, Throw, Twin, Queen and Large King.

4. Jewel Box Quilt by Jordan Fabrics

JEWEL BOX PATTERN by jordan fabrics

Here is another Free Jewel Box quilt pattern designed by Donna Jordan for Jordan Fabrics. In this tutorial she uses charm packs with different bright color fabrics to showcase the dazzling mix of jewel tones and glowing metallics.

She also has a video tutorial on the Jewel Box quilt for the quilters who love to watch demonstrations rather than reading.

Project Finished Size: 58 inches x 58 inches

5. Jewel Box Quilt by Quilted Hugs by Sue

This Jewel Box quilt pattern is inspired from the island hopping trip in Hawaii by Sue Belleli of Quilted Hugs by Sue. The quilt pattern has simple appliqued seahorses found on the borders to complete the underwater theme look. A perfect beginner quilt pattern with simple piecing and applique method used.

Project Finished Size: 45 inches x 45 inches

6. Indian Jewel Box Quilt

Indian Jewel Box

An eye-catching Jewel Box quilt pattern for all fearless quilters out there exploring the bright colored fabrics. The Indian Jewel Box quilt pattern is designed by Judit Hajdu of QuiltFOX Design. Judith used vivid colored batiks to help the quilt stand out. This quilt pattern is recommended for experienced quilters.

Project Finished Size:

  • Full Size: 72 inches x 96 inches
  • Queen Size: 96 inches x 96 inches
Skill Level: Experienced

The Jacob’s Ladder Quilt needs two types of cut fabrics. First is the patch unit and the other is Half Square Triangles (HST). For a perfect HST fabric we recommend the use of The Strip Tube Ruler by Cozy Quilt Designs. With this awesome tool, you can comfortably make accurate half square triangles from 1 inches to 9½ inches.

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