2024 AQS & AccuQuilt-Along: Grapefruit Slice Throw

AQS & AccuQuilt-Along: Grapefruit Slice Throw

Join us for the first AQS & AccuQuilt-Along of the year as we make the Grapefruit Slice Throw.

Be sure to quilt along with us on the AQS Quilting Project Parade Facebook Group where you'll meet quilters participating in the quilt along, be able to ask questions and share your progress.

Click here to join our Facebook group.

Grapefruit Slice Quilt

Designed by Ellen Ault of Handmade3D.

Finished Quilt Size: 42½” x 42½”


Download the Go! Grapefruit Slice Throw pattern here.

Download the Templates here.


This bright and sunny project will finish at 42½” square and features Tangled Star blocks. This smaller quilt is perfect for a wallhanging or baby quilt as well as a cheery throw!

We’ll be making the Grapefruit Slice Throw Quilt using GO! Tangled Star blocks, so let’s get started!

Be sure to check out this week's post on the AccuQuilt blog for more great information!

Fabric Requirements

Candy Green - 2½ yards

Camellia - 1 5/8 yards

Peony - 1 yard

Aloha - ½ yard

Cutting Instructions

Note: All cuts have been rearranged in size order because this is the order they should be cut.

From the Candy Green:

2 squares 15½" x 15½"; cut each square diagonally twice to make 8 triangles (Large setting
4 squares 10½" x 10½" (setting squares)
2 squares 8" x 8", cut each square diagonally once to make 4 triangles (Small setting triangles)
36 E
36 ER

From the Camellia:

5 strips 2½" x WOF (binding)
36 F
36 G
36 B

From the Peony:
36 D
36 H
36 C

From the Aloha:
36 AR

Show & Tell 

Grab a cup of coffee with Pam & Erica as they show off the quilts shared by quilters participating in the quilt-along. Tune in to see all the inspirational pictures from this project and see if you spot a picture of your creation as well!

Be sure to join Pam and Erica for AccuQuilt's live program on Facebook for Week Three.

You can watch at 12 p.m. CT on Facebook in the AQS Quilting Project Parade Facebook Group or on AccuQuilt's Facebook page.


Week One: Wednesday, February 14, 2024 - Cutting & Organizing - watch here

Week Two: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - Sewing Tangled Star Blocks - watch here

Week Three: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - Assembling the Quilt Top - watch here

Week Four: Wednesday, March 5, 2024 - Show & Tell

Join the Fun

Be sure to join in the fun on the AQS Quilting Project Parade Facebook Group where you'll meet quilters like you participating in the quilt along. Everyone is happy to help each other, so don't be shy, ask your questions and share your progress.

Click here to join our Facebook group.

If you've missed our previous AQS & AccuQuilt-Alongs, check them out!

February 2023 - Stars in the Crown Quilt Along

April 2023 - Scrappy Star Log Cabin Quilt Along

June 2023 - Morning Star Rainbow Quilt Along

August 2023 - Shoo Fly Spin Quilt Along

October - 2023 - Dart Around Glorified Nine Patch Quilt Along


Show & Tell

B. Jacobs

B. Hershey

C. Bischof

C. Rogers

C. Baker

D. Smedley

D. Beringer

D. Wehrs

F. Cox

J. Therrien

K. Jordan

Close up of the center image.

K. Bessler

L. Schachterle

L. Stewart

M. Patton

M. Butler

M. Allan

M. Clairday

N. Crawford

P. Domena

P. Walters

Renee Raffay

S. Jurnak

S. Arnett

S. Schmitz