Sweet Dreams

Sort your fab­rics into co­or­di­nat­ing color themes, se­lect a back­ground fab­ric, and watch this easy quilt de­velop row by ver­ti­cal row.

Annie's Quilting for the Home - - Contents - De­signed & Quilted by Bev Getschel

Skill Level

Begin­ner

Fin­ished Size

Quilt Size: 63" x 87" Block Size: 9" x 71/2" Num­ber of Blocks: 42

Ma­te­ri­als

• 2/3 yard light green solid • 22/3 yards white solid • 31/2 yards to­tal as­sorted pas­tel scraps • Back­ing to size • Bat­ting to size • Thread • Ba­sic sewing tools and sup­plies

Cut­ting From light green solid:

• Cut 8 (21/4" by fab­ric width) bind­ing strips.

From white solid:

• Cut 9 (91/2" by fab­ric width) strips. Sub­cut strips into 4 (91/2") B squares, 4 (31/2" x 91/2") C rec­tan­gles and 41 (61/2" x 91/2") D rec­tan­gles.

From as­sorted pas­tel scraps:

• Cut 210 (2" x 91/2") A strips.

Com­plet­ing the Blocks

1. Se­lect five as­sorted A strips to com­plete one Sweet Dreams block.

2. Ar­range and join the A strips on the 91/2" sides to com­plete one block re­fer­ring to the block draw­ing; press seams in one di­rec­tion.

3. Re­peat steps 1 and 2 to com­plete a to­tal of 42 Sweet Dreams blocks.

Com­plet­ing the Quilt

1. Ar­range and join one B square and one C rec­tan­gle with five D rec­tan­gles and six Sweet Dreams blocks to make an X row re­fer­ring to the As­sem­bly Diagram; press seams to­ward the blocks. Re­peat to make a to­tal of four X rows. 2. Ar­range and join seven D rec­tan­gles with six Sweet Dreams blocks to make a Y row, again re­fer­ring to the As­sem­bly Diagram; press seams to­ward the blocks. Re­peat to make a to­tal of three Y rows.

3. Ar­range and join the X rows with the Y rows, turn­ing rows as nec­es­sary to form the pat­tern re­fer­ring to the As­sem­bly Diagram; press re­fer­ring to Press­ing Seams a Sec­ond Time on page 32.

4. Layer, quilt and bind re­fer­ring to Quilt­ing Ba­sics on page 109.

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