WAVE LENGTH

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Fin­ished size

About 60½ x 80½ inches (154 x 205cm)

You will need

• 3.3 me­tres to­tal as­sorted light prints (Blocks A–D)

• 1.9 me­tres to­tal as­sorted yel­low and or­ange prints (Blocks A and B)

• 1.9 me­tres to­tal as­sorted blue and aqua prints (Blocks C and D)

• 70cm cream print for bind­ing

• Back­ing fab­ric

• Bat­ting

Cut­ting fab­ric

From as­sorted light prints, cut

48 – 2½ x 10 inch rec­tan­gles

48 – 2½ x 8½ inch rec­tan­gles

48 – 2½ x 6½ inch rec­tan­gles

48 – 2½ x 4½ inch rec­tan­gles

48 – 2½ x 3 inch rec­tan­gles

From as­sorted yel­low and or­ange prints, cut

24 – 2½ x 10 inch rec­tan­gles

24 – 2½ x 8½ inch rec­tan­gles

24 – 2½ x 6½ inch rec­tan­gles

24 – 2½ x 4½ inch rec­tan­gles

24 – 2½ x 3 inch rec­tan­gles From as­sorted blue and aqua prints, cut

24 – 2½ x 10 inch rec­tan­gles

24 – 2½ x 8½ inch rec­tan­gles

24 – 2½ x 6½ inch rec­tan­gles

24 – 2½ x 4½ inch rec­tan­gles

24 – 2½ x 3 inch rec­tan­gles From cream print, cut

8 – 2½ inch x WOF for bind­ing strips.

As­sem­bling blocks A and B

STEP 1 Re­fer­ring to Di­a­gram 1, layer a light print 2½ x 3 inch rec­tan­gle atop bot­tom end of a yel­low or or­ange print 2½ x 10 inch rec­tan­gle, align­ing left-hand and bot­tom edges.

Pen­cil mark di­ag­o­nal line on light print rec­tan­gle, be­gin­ning in up­per left­hand cor­ner and end­ing where the bot­tom edge meets the cor­ner of the yel­low or or­ange print rec­tan­gle. Sew on marked line. Trim ex­cess, leav­ing ¼ inch seam al­lowances. Press open to make unit 1. The unit should be 2½ x 10½ inches, in­clud­ing seam al­lowances. Re­peat to make 12 to­tal of Unit 1.

Unit 1 Di­a­gram 1 STEP 2 Re­fer­ring to Di­a­gram 2 (above right) for align­ment and di­rec­tion of drawn line, re­peat Step 1 us­ing light

print 2½ x 10 inch rec­tan­gle and a yel­low/or­ange print 2½ x 3 inch rec­tan­gle to make 12 of Unit 2.

STEP 3 Us­ing as­sorted light print 2½ x 4½ inch and 2½ x 8½ inch rec­tan­gles and as­sorted yel­low and or­ange print 2½ x 8½ inch and 2½ x 4½ inch rec­tan­gles, re­peat Steps 1 and 2 to make 12 each of Units 3 and 4 (Di­a­gram 3).

STEP 4 Us­ing as­sorted light print 2½ x 6½ rec­tan­gles and as­sorted yel­low and or­ange print 2½ x 6½ inch rec­tan­gles, re­peat Steps 1 and 2 to make 12 each of Units 5 and 6 (Di­a­gram 4). STEP 5 Us­ing as­sorted light print 2½ x 8½ inch and 2½ x 4½ inch rec­tan­gles and as­sorted yel­low and or­ange print 2½ x 4½ inch and 2½ x 8½ inch rec­tan­gles, re­peat Steps 1 and 2 to make 12 of each Units 7 and 8 (Di­a­gram 5).

STEP 6 Us­ing as­sorted light print 2½ x10 inch and 2½ x 3 inch rec­tan­gles and as­sorted yel­low and or­ange print 2½ x 3 inch and 2½ x 10 inch rec­tan­gles, re­peat Steps 1 and 2 to make 12 each of Units 9 and 10 (Di­a­gram 6). STEP 7 Re­fer­ring to Di­a­gram 7, lay out 1 each of Units 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9. Join units make Block A. The block should be 10½ inches square incl seam al­lowances. Re­peat to make 12 A blocks to­tal. STEP 8 Re­fer­ring to Di­a­gram 8, lay out one each of units 10, 8, 6, 4 and 2. Join units to make Block B. The block should mea­sure 10½ inches square in­clud­ing seam al­lowances. Re­peat to make 12 B blocks to­tal.

As­sem­bling blocks C and D

STEP 9 Us­ing as­sorted blue and aqua print rec­tan­gles in­stead of yel­low and or­ange prints, re­peat As­sem­bling Blocks A and B steps to Units 1-10.

STEP 10 Re­fer­ring to Di­a­gram 9 and 10 for unit ori­en­ta­tion, re­peat As­sem­bling Blocks A and B to make 12 C and D blocks

Assem­ble quilt top

STEP 11 Re­fer­ring to

di­a­gram, blocks, ro­tat­ing them as shown, in 6 ver­ti­cal rows; and al­ter­nate A and B blocks in row 1, 4, and 5, and al­ter­nate C and D blocks in rows 2, 3, and 6. STEP 12 Sew to­gether blocks in rows. Press seams in 1 di­rec­tion, al­ter­nat­ing di­rec­tion with each row. Join rows to com­plete quilt top. Press seams in 1 di­rec­tion.

Fin­ish quilt

Re­fer to quilt­ing ba­sics.

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