Pick a Bouquet 4. 4. Sew the E-F units to the top and bottom of the D-F unit to complete one round around D as shown in Figure 6. Sew the center row between the top and bottom rows to complete one Corner block as shown in Figure 10; press. the Flower Petal blocks. Repeat to make a second Y row. Arrange and join the X and Y rows to complete the pieced center; press. Sew a K strip between two J strips to make a J/K/J strip; press. Repeat to make a second strip. Sew the J/K/J strips to opposite long sides of the pieced center; press. Sew an M strip between two L strips to make an L/M/L strip; press. Repeat to make a second strip. Sew a Corner block to opposite ends of each L/M/L strip to make two block/border strips; press. Sew a block/border strip to the top and bottom of the pieced center to complete the quilt top; press. Create a quilt sandwich referring to Quilting Basics on page 110. Quilt as desired. Bind edges referring to Quilting Basics on page 110 to finish. 3. 4. 5. Figure 6 Figure 10 5. 5. 6. Repeat steps 3 and 4 with G and E, and H and E, referring to Figure 7, to complete one Garden Path block; press. Repeat steps 1–4 to complete a total of four Corner blocks. 7. COMPLETING THE QUILT Refer to the Assembly Diagram as needed to complete the top. Arrange and join one Flower Petal block with two Garden Patch blocks to make an X row; press seams toward the Flower Petal block. Repeat to make a second X row. Sew one Garden Path block between two Flower Petal blocks to make a Y row; press seams toward H G 1. 8. 9. 2. 10. 11. QW Figure 7 L M L 6. Repeat steps 1–5 to complete a total of six Garden Path blocks. COMPLETING THE CORNER BLOCKS 1. To complete one Corner block, select four I and five E squares. Sew an I square to opposite sides of one E square to make the center row as shown in Figure 8; press. 2. Center Row JK EI Figure 8 3. Sew an E square to opposite sides of an I square to make the top row as shown in Figure 9; press. Repeat to make the bottom row. Top/ Bottom Row Make 2 E I Figure 9 Shirley’s Garden Assembly Diagram 30" x 38" 45 Springtime Quilts May 2019 QUILTERSWORLD. COM
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