ADAPT ONE OF THE FOURPATCH QUILT BLOCKS INTO A CO­OR­DI­NAT­ING OMBRÉ CUSH­ION

Love Patchwork & Quilting - - FUCHSIA FADE -

CUT­TING OUT

1 From the back­ground fab­ric cut:

■ Two (2) 5½in squares.

■ Two (2) 6in squares.

2 From Fab­ric A cut:

■ Two (2) 12½in x 18½in pieces, for the cush­ion back.

■ Two (2) 5½in squares.

■ Four (4) 6in squares.

3 From Fab­ric B cut:

■ Two (2) 5½in squares.

■ Two (2) 6in squares.

4 From Fab­ric C cut:

■ Two (2) 5½in squares.

MAK­ING THE CUSH­ION

5 Fol­low step 6 of the main quilt in­struc­tions to make four back­ground/ Fab­ric A HSTs and four Fab­ric B/C HSTs.

6 Fol­low steps 8–9 of the main quilt in­struc­tions to make eight QST units. Then fol­low steps 10–11 to make one block.

7 Make a quilt sand­wich by plac­ing the lin­ing fab­ric right side down, the bat­ting on top, then place the block cen­trally and right side up. Baste the lay­ers to­gether us­ing your pre­ferred method, and quilt as de­sired. Trim to 18½in square.

8 Fold the long edge of a Fab­ric A back­ing rec­tan­gle un­der by ¼in and press. Fold again by ½in, press and top­stitch in place. Re­peat to hem the re­main­ing back­ing rec­tan­gle.

9 Lay the quilted cush­ion front right side up and place a back­ing rec­tan­gle on top, RST, lin­ing up the top and side raw edges. Place a sec­ond back panel on top, this time lin­ing up the bot­tom and side edges. Sew around all four sides and turn right side out to fin­ish.

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