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

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Floral Garden

Floral Garden DESIGN BY QUILTED BY LYN BROWN CATHY O’BRIEN Bird’s-Eye View Here’s a floral quilt with a twist. Imagine what a garden would look like to a bird in flight—a patchwork of stunning color. SPECIFICAT­IONS Skill Level: Confident Beginner Quilt Size: 50" x 74" Block Size: 12" x 12" finished Number of Blocks: 13 B A From red, burgundy, royal blue, medium green, orange & medium & dark purple batiks: MATERIALS • Scraps maroon, navy blue, dark yellow, rust and deep purple batiks* 1 fat quarter each pink, sky blue, light yellow, gold, lavender and light green batiks* 1 fat quarter each red, burgundy, royal blue, medium green, orange, and medium and dark purple batiks* 5/8 yard dark green batik* 27/8 yards white solid Backing to size Batting to size Thread Basic sewing tools and supplies A • Cut 2 (41/2" x 20") strips each fabric. Subcut strips into 5 (41/2") A squares each fabric. • From dark green batik: Nine-Patch 12" x 12" Finished Block Make 13 • • Cut 1 (41/2" by fabric width) strip. Subcut strip into 1 (41/2") A square. Trim remainder of strip to make 2 (21/4" by remaining fabric width) binding strips. Cut 5 (21/4" by fabric width) binding strips. 1. Select one red A square and four each pink A squares and white B squares. Sew the red A square between two pink A squares to make the center row as shown in Figure 1; press. • • • • • • • 2. From white solid: • Cut 7 (41/2" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 52 (41/2") B squares. Cut 1 (601/2" by fabric width) strip. Subcut strip into 2 each 71/2" x 601/2" D strips and 71/2" x 501/2" E strips and 1 (61/2" x 50") C strip along length of fabric. Cut the C strip into 4 (61/2" x 121/2") C rectangles. Center Row *Batiks from Hoffman California- Internatio­nal Fabrics used to make sample. • AA Figure 1 CUTTING From maroon, navy blue, dark yellow, rust & deep purple batik scraps: 3. Sew a pink A square between two B squares to make the top row as shown in Figure 2; press. Repeat to make the bottom row. • Cut 1 (41/2") A square each fabric. From pink, sky blue, light yellow, gold, lavender & light green batiks: COMPLETING THE BLOCKS Each block is made with two values of the same color. The center A square is the next darker value of the same color used in the four outer A squares. Top/Bottom Row Make 2 • Cut 1 (41/2" x 20") strip each fabric. Subcut strips into 4 (41/2") A squares each fabric. AB Figure 2 56 Springtime Quilts QUILTER’S WORLD PRESENTS: Mayy 2019

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