Elma Ruth Quilt Pattern


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The Elma Ruth quilt pattern is a variation of the Jacob's Ladder quilt. It has been named after my precious grandmother, Elma Ruth, who used this exact variation again and again in her own quilts.

This purchase is for a digital download which includes directions for making three different versions of this quilt: scrappy, rainbow/ombre, or classic. (see photos for example), as well as two sizes for each version.

Skill level: beginner

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**This pattern is a digital PDF download.**

After purchasing, you will be sent an email with a link to instantly download your pattern.

You’ll have a limited number of downloads. Please save to your computer before opening on other devices. You will need to open on a non-mobile device.

If you don’t receive your email/link, first check your spam folder and then contact me at penelopehandmadeshop [!at] gmail.com for assistance.

Copyright 2020 Penelope Handmade

You may sell items made with this pattern on a small scale, but please credit Penelope Handmade.

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Reviews (7)


Great pattern with many options for different designs of the same quilt. I already have a family request to make this quilt! Downloaded immediately.

Great pattern, easy to follow! Thank you.

Lovely and versatile pattern!

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