QUILT

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YOU WILL NEED

■ Fab­ric A: ¾yd

■ Fab­ric B: 1¼yds

■ Fab­ric C: ¾yd

■ Fab­ric D: ¾yd

■ Fab­ric E: ¼yd

■ Bind­ing fab­ric: ½yd

■ Back­ing fab­ric: 4yds

■ Bat­ting: 66in square

FIN­ISHED SIZE

■ 60in square ap­prox NOTES

■ Seam al­lowances are ¼in through­out, un­less oth­er­wise noted.

■ RST = right sides to­gether.

■ Press seams open, un­less oth­er­wise in­structed.

FAB­RICS USED

All solid fab­rics are from Robert Kauf­man Kona Solids line in the fol­low­ing colours:

■ Fab­ric A – Sal­mon.

■ Fab­ric B – Pe­tal.

■ Fab­ric C – Pearl Pink.

■ Fab­ric D – Honey Dew.

■ Fab­ric E – Shadow.

■ Bind­ing fab­ric is High Meadow (Honey Suckle), Meri­wether by Amy Gib­son for Hawthorne Threads

■ Back­ground fab­ric is Lu­dovika by Ed­holm Ul­le­nius for Ikea.

CUT­TING OUT

1

From Fab­ric A cut nine­teen (19)

3in x 10½in and twelve (12) 3in x 5½in strips.

2

From Fab­ric B cut thirty-six (36)

3in x 10½in and twelve (12) 3in x 15½in strips.

3

From Fab­ric C cut thirty-one (31)

3in x 10½in strips.

4

From Fab­ric D cut twelve (12) 3in x 15½in and twelve (12) 3in x 5½in strips.

5

From Fab­ric E cut ten (10) 3in x 10½in strips.

6

From the bind­ing fab­ric cut seven (7)

2½in x WOF strips.

THESE BLOCKS WERE IN­SPIRED BY BEACH UM­BREL­LAS, SO TRY BRIGHT SUM­MER COLOURS!

PIECING THE QUILT TOP

7

Chain piece five (5) Fab­ric B and seven (7) Fab­ric E 3in x 10 in strips to Fab­ric A strips. Press seams to­ward the Fab­ric A strips.

8

Lay out these pairs to form the first col­umn, re­fer­ring to the Lay­out Di­a­gram. Con­tinue piecing, and press­ing to­ward Fab­ric A un­til the col­umn is com­plete.

9

Piece each col­umn in this way, us­ing the strips as in­di­cated in the fol­low­ing steps, and re­fer­ring to the lay­out di­a­gram.

10

For col­umn 2, use twelve (12) Fab­ric B and twelve (12) Fab­ric D 3in x 15 in strips. Press seams to­ward Fab­ric D strips.

11

10

For col­umn 3, use five (5) Fab­ric A, seven (7) Fab­ric B and twelve (12) Fab­ric C 3in x in strips. Press seams to­ward A and B.

12

For col­umn 4, use twelve (12) Fab­ric B, nine (9) Fab­ric C and three (3) Fab­ric E

3in x 10 in strips. Press seams to­ward B.

13

For col­umn 5, use twelve (12) Fab­ric A and twelve (12) Fab­ric D 3in x 5 in strips. Press seams to­ward Fab­ric D strips.

14

For col­umn 6, use two (2) Fab­ric A, twelve (12) Fab­ric B and ten (10) Fab­ric C

3in x 10 in strips. Press seams to­ward Fab­ric A and C strips.

FIN­ISH­ING THE QUILT

15

Place col­umns 1 and 2 RST, nest­ing the seams. Pin in place and sew to­gether. Press seams open or to one side.

16

Con­tinue adding col­umns to the quilt top, care­fully nest­ing seams in each col­umn un­til the top is com­plete. 17

Cut your back­ing fab­ric in half across the width. Re­move selvedges and sew along the length us­ing a in seam.

18

Make a quilt sand­wich and baste us­ing your pre­ferred method. Quilt as de­sired – Michelle quilted hor­i­zon­tal lines.

19

Trim away ex­cess bat­ting and back­ing fab­ric and square up the quilt.

20

Sew your bind­ing strips into one long length and use to bind your quilt. Take care to mitre each cor­ner.

A vivid print bind­ing will help your quilt to shine!

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