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

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Floral Garden

Floral Garden DESIGNED & QUILTED BY JULIE WEAVER Ready for Spring! Pull out your floral-printed fabrics and stitch up a fabulous spring quilt just in time for the season! SPECIFICAT­IONS Skill Level: Intermedia­te Quilt Size: 54" x 62" Block Size: 8" x 8" finished Number of Blocks: 30 From aqua dot: MATERIALS O • • • • • • • • • • 1/2 yard medium pink print 2/3 yard pink/white medallion print 7/8 yard light pink/white print 11/8 yards aqua dot 11/3 yards dark pink medallion print 12/3 yards white solid Backing to size Batting to size Thread Basic sewing tools and supplies • Cut 5 (2" by fabric width) E strips. Subcut 1 strip into 1 (2" x 21") E half strip. Cut 3 (11/2" by fabric width) E strips. Subcut strips into 60 (11/2" x 2") E rectangles. Cut 10 (11/2" by fabric width) R/S/V/W strips. M J K L N • • From dark pink medallion print: Flower 8" x 8" Finished Block Make 15 • Cut 3 (11/2" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 60 (11/2") L squares. Cut 10 (11/2" by fabric width) P/Q/X/Y strips. Cut 6 (21/4" by fabric width) binding strips. CUTTING From medium pink print: H • G • Cut 3 (37/8" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 30 (37/8") K squares; cut each square in half on 1 diagonal to make 60 K triangles. • F E D I ABC From white solid: • • Cut 2 (11/2" by fabric width) C strips. Cut 30 (11/2" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 30 each 11/2" x 81/2" O, 11/2" x 61/2" N, 11/2" x 51/2" H, 11/2" x 41/2" I and 11/2" x 31/2" G strips; and 30 (11/2") D and 180 (11/2") M squares. From pink/white medallion print: • Cut 1 (21/2" by fabric width) strip. Subcut strip into 15 (21/2") A squares. Cut 5 (31/2" by fabric width) T/U strips. Irish Chain • 8" x 8" Finished Block Make 15 From light pink/white print: • Cut 3 (37/8" by fabric width) strips. Subcut strips into 30 (37/8") J squares; cut each square in half on 1 diagonal to make 60 J triangles. Cut 2 (11/2" by fabric width) B strips. Cut 5 (11/2" by fabric width) F strips. Subcut 1 strip into 1 (11/2" x 21") F half strip. 3. COMPLETING THE IRISH CHAIN BLOCKS Repeat step 1 with E and F strips and half strips to make four E-F strip sets and one E-F half-strip set. Subcut strip sets into 120 (11/2" x 3") E-F units as shown in Figure 2. 1. Sew a B strip to a C strip with right sides together along length to make a B-C strip set; press. Repeat to make a second strip set. Subcut the B-C strip sets into 30 (21/2" x 21/2") B-C units as shown in Figure 1. • • E-F Unit Cut 120 11/ 2. B-C Unit Cut 30 21/ 2" 2" F B 3" 21/ 2" E C Figure 2 Figure 1 94 Springtime Quilts QUILTER’S WORLD PRESENTS: Mayy 2019

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