star br ight l PROJECT Quilting and finishing 34 Sew the two (2) pieces of backing fabric together along the long sides using a ½in seam. Press seam open. 35 Make a quilt sandwich, basting together the backing, batting and quilt top. Make 16 Make 6 Fig 19 Fig 17 36 Quilt as desired. Lynne quilted a diagonal cross- hatch of lines approx. 1½in apart using a cream Aurifil 40wt thread. listed below: Row 1: Two (2) 4½in x 6½in and three (3) 4½in x 12½in rectangles. Row 3: Two (2) 6½in x 8½in rectangles. Row 5: Two (2) 6½in x 8½in rectangles. Row 7: Two (2) 6½in x 8½in rectangles. Row 9: Two (2) 4½in x 6½in and three (3) 4½in x 12½in rectangles. 27 Sew two (2) of the pieces made in step 24 to either side of six (6) of the pieces made in step 22, as shown in Q Q 37 Fig 17. Sew the binding strips end to end using diagonal or straight seams as preferred. Fold and press in half, wrong sides together, along the length. Bind the quilt taking care to mitre corners. Q 28 Sew nine (9) of the blocks shown in into three (3) rows containing: Rows 1 & 3: Two (2) pieces made in step 25. Row 2: Two (2) four- patch pieces made in step 23 and one (1) economy square. Fig 18 Q Q Q Q 33 Join the nine (9) rows together to finish the quilt top. 29 Sew those three (3) rows together to make nine (9) of the block shown in Row 1 Fig 18. Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 Make 9 Fig 18 Row 5 30 Sew sixteen (16) of the blocks shown in into three (3) rows containing: Rows 1 & 3: Two (2) red/ BKG HSTs and one (1) lime/ BKG QST. Row 2: Two (2) lime/ BKG QSTs and one (1) red 3½in square. Fig 19 Q Row 6 Q Row 7 31 Sew those three (3) rows together to make sixteen (16) of the blocks shown in Fig 19. Row 8 32 Refer to for the assembly of the quilt top using the units made, on a row by row basis. Use the following BKG pieces in each row around the edges as Fig 20 Row 9 Fig 20 21 Join us at www.gathered.how/todaysquilter
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