# WAVE LENGTH

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.