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

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Floral Garden

Floral Garden DESIGNED & QUILTED BY CHRIS MALONE Field of Flowers This one-block quilt is the perfect way to show off all those lovely yet smaller pieces of bright fabrics. Make a field of gorgeous flowers with your scrap fabrics. SPECIFICAT­IONS Skill Level: Confident Beginner Quilt Size: 50" x 50" Block Size: 8" x 8" finished Number of Blocks: 25 From white solid: MATERIALS B A • 25 bright-color print or tonal scraps each about 6" square 25 green print or tonal scraps each about 6" x 7" 5/8 yard light green tonal 1 yard light green print 13/4 yards white solid Backing to size Batting to size Thread Basic sewing tools and supplies • Cut 7 (21/2" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 100 (21/2") A squares. Cut 6 (27/8" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 75 (27/8") B squares. Cut 7 (21/4" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 50 (21/4" x 41/2") C rectangles. E D • • G • • • • • • • H F C • Flower 8" x 8" Finished Block Make 25 COMPLETING THE BLOCKS 1. 4. Draw a diagonal line from corner Repeat steps 2 and 3 to complete to corner on the wrong side of each a total of 100 B-E units (four of B and G square. each scrap). Referring to Figure 1, place a Repeat steps 2 and 3 with B and marked B square right sides together H squares to make a total of 50 B-H with an E square; stitch 1/4" on each units (two of each scrap) as shown side of the marked line. in Figure 3. CUTTING From each bright-color print or tonal scrap: 2. 5. • • Cut 1 (21/2" x 41/2") D rectangle. Cut 2 (27/8") E squares. From each green print or tonal scrap: H Unit Make 50 B- E 4" 1/ • • • Cut 1 (1" x 41/2") F strip. Cut 2 (21/2") G squares. Cut 1 (27/8") H square. B B H Figure 1 From light green tonal: Figure 3 3. 6. Cut apart on the marked line; press open to complete two B-E units as shown in Figure 2. Sew an F strip between two C rectangles to make a C-F unit as shown in Figure 4; press. • Cut 6 (21/4" by fabric width) binding strips. From light green print: • Cut 5 (51/2" by fabric width) I/J strips. C-F Unit E Units Make 100 B- B C F E Figure 2 Figure 4 74 Springtime Quilts QUILTER’S WORLD PRESENTS: Mayy 2019

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