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

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Floral Garden

Floral Garden 8. 2. 6. Arrange and join two flower units to make a row; press. Repeat to make a second row. Join the rows to complete the block center as shown in Figure 14; press. Repeat step 1 with two Irish Chain blocks and three Flower blocks to make three B rows, turning the Irish Chain blocks in the B rows. Join the A and B rows to complete the quilt center; press. Join the P/Q/X/Y strips on the short ends to make a long strip; press. Subcut strip into two strips each 11/2" x 481/2" P, 11/2" x 421/2" Q, 11/2" x 601/2" X and 11/2" x 541/2" Y. Repeat step 4 with the R/S/V/W strips and subcut into two strips each 11/2" x 501/2" R, 11/2" x 441/2" S, 11/2" x 581/2" V and 11/2" x 521/2" W. Repeat step 4 with the T/U strips and subcut into two strips each 31/2" x 521/2" T and 31/2" x 501/2" U. Beginning with the P strips on opposite long sides, sew the strips cut in steps 4–6 to the quilt center in alphabetic­al order with the longer strips on opposite long sides and shorter strips on the top and bottom of the quilt center to complete the quilt top; press seams toward the strips after each addition. Create a quilt sandwich referring to Quilting Basics on page 110. Quilt as desired. Bind referring to Quilting Basics on page 110 to finish. 7. 3. 4. 5. Figure 14 8. 9. Sew an N strip to opposite sides and an O strip to the top and bottom of the block center to complete one Flower block as shown in Figure 15; press. 9. 10. QW Y Make 15 W O U XV S Q R P N Figure 15 10. Repeat steps 7–9 to complete a total of 15 Flower blocks. T COMPLETING THE QUILT Refer to the Assembly Diagram when piecing the quilt top. Arrange and join two Flower blocks with three Irish Chain blocks to make an A row; press. Repeat to make a total of three A rows. 1. Ready for Spring! Assembly Diagram 54" x 62" 98 Springtime Quilts QUILTER’S WORLD PRESENTS: Mayy 2019

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