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Alentejana Quilt (ATJ) - PDF Pattern

Alentejana Quilt (ATJ) - PDF Pattern

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The Alentejana quilt is inspired by Portuguese woven blankets known as manta alentejana. It is a traditionally pieced row pattern, assembled using the strip piecing technique. There are endless color combinations you can use to make it your own!

Pattern Includes

  • Detailed and illustrated instructions
  • Instructions for completing the pillow project
  • Instructions for four sizes:
    • pillow
    • baby
    • throw
    • twin

Make it Your Own!

Get creative! Check out the #alentejanaquilt or #atjquilt on Instagram for some great project ideas and inspiration.

Don't forget to share the final result by tagging @shipsandviolins on instagram

Colouring Pages

Colouring pages can be found here, also available to digitally colour on QuiltInk

This is a downloadable PDF. You can purchase the paper pattern here.

Pattern is for personal use only. 

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Skill Level

Adventurous Beginner


  • Traditional Piecing
  • Strip Piecing

Refund Policy


All pdf / digital patterns are final sale and non-refundable.

All paper patterns are final sale, unless an incorrect item was shipped or an item is received damaged.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Kerry Thomson
Quilt pattern

Looking forward to using this pattern.

May Lopez
Excellent pattern

I made a good choice

Lidia Colavitti
An extraordinary pattern

I have just finished the Alentejana quilt and I’m thrilled with the result. What a beautiful and creative pattern! Excellent instructions too. Thank you Ships & Violins!

Chryste Krause
Great design!

I had so much fun making this quilt! Such a great design with so many possibilities.

Custodia E.

Had no trouble downloading it.
So far pattern looks great.
I like that alternate colors were given in the pattern.
I haven’t made it yet. I’m collecting fabric for it at the moment.