Quilter's World - Springtime Quilts May 2019 : 2019-05-01

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Pick A Bouquet

Pick a Bouquet DESIGN BY NORMA STORM Weathervan­e Stars Dewy blues and blushing pinks make a perfect color combinatio­n for early summer. Traditiona­lly set blocks and needle-turn appliqué are highlighte­d in this gem of a quilt. SPECIFICAT­IONS Skill Level: Intermedia­te Quilt Size: 24" x 24" Block Size: 6" x 6" finished Number of Blocks: 9 E C C D MATERIALS • Cut 1 (17/8" by fabric width) strip. Subcut strip into 20 (17/8") squares. Cut each square in half on 1 diagonal to make 40 D triangles. Cut 3 (21/4" by fabric width) binding strips. B F Measuremen­ts based on 42" usable fabric width. • 3" x 6" scrap yellow tonal • 1/8 yard green batik • 1/8 yard pink batik • 3/8 yard blue butterfly batik • 1/2 yard blue mottled • 2/3 yard white tonal • Backing to size • Batting to size • Scrap polyester fiberfill • Thread • Water-soluble marker • Template material • Basic sewing tools and supplies A • From white tonal: • Cut 3 (11/2" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 60 (11/2") C squares. Cut 1 (17/8" by fabric width) strip. Subcut strip into 20 (17/8") squares. Cut in half on 1 diagonal to make 40 E triangles. Cut 2 (61/2" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 4 (61/2") G squares, 12 (31/2" x 61/2") I rectangles and 4 (31/2") K squares. Weathervan­e Star 6" x 6" Block Make 5 • H • G CUTTING Prepare the appliqué pieces for hand appliqué using the full-size motif given on page 41 for color and referring to the instructio­ns. COMPLETING THE WEATHERVAN­E STAR BLOCKS Square Corners 6" x 6" Block Make 4 1. Mark a diagonal line from corner to corner on 40 C squares. Place a C square right sides together on one corner of B and stitch on the marked line as shown in Figure 1; trim seam to 1/4" and press C to the right side, again referring to Figure 1. From blue butterfly batik: 2. 3. Repeat step 2 on the adjacent corner of B as shown in Figure 2 to complete a B-C unit. Repeat to make a total of 20 B-C units. • Cut 4 (21/2" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 20 (21/2") B squares and 32 (21/2") H squares. From blue mottled: • Cut 1 (21/2" by fabric width) strip. Subcut strip into 5 (21/2") A squares. Cut 1 (11/2" by fabric width) strip. Subcut strip into 20 (11/2") F squares. 4" 1/ 4" 1/ C C B • C B BC B Figure 2 Figure 1 38 Springtime Quilts QUILTER’S WORLD PRESENTS: Mayy 2019

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