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Quilters World - Autumn Colors - - Contents - DE­SIGNED & QUILTED BY LOLITA NEW­MAN

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• 33 light and dark 9" x 10" scraps for houses

5/8 yard white tonal

7/8 yard brick print

11/8 yards green tonal

11/4 yards to­tal as­sorted yel­low scraps

11/2 yards to­tal as­sorted light scraps

12/3 yards to­tal as­sorted dark scraps

• 13/4 yards taupe tonal

• Back­ing to size

• Bat­ting to size

• Thread

• Tem­plate ma­te­rial

• Ba­sic sew­ing tools and sup­plies • • • •

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PROJECT NOTES

Read all in­struc­tions be­fore be­gin­ning this project.

Stitch right sides to­gether us­ing a

1/4" seam al­lowance un­less oth­er­wise spec­i­fied.

Ma­te­ri­als and cut­ting lists as­sume 40" of us­able fabric width for yardage.

CUT­TING

Pre­pare tem­plates us­ing full-size pat­terns given.

From 1 dark house scrap:

• Cut 1 each 17/8" x 81/2" O, 31/8" x 37/8" P, 11/2" x 17/8" R, 11/2" x 17/8" T and 13/4" x 37/8" U rec­tan­gle.

• Cut 4 each 11/8" x 17/8" Z and 11/2" x 31/8"

AA rec­tan­gles.

• Cut 1 (2" x 27/8") BB rec­tan­gle.

From 1 light house scrap:

• Cut 2 (11/8" x 27/8") CC and 1 (11/2" x 31/4")

DD rec­tan­gles.

From each of 31 re­main­ing house scraps:

• Cut 2 each 17/8" x 81/2" O, 31/8" x 37/8" P, 11/2" x 17/8" R, 11/2" x 17/8" T and 13/4" x 37/8" U rec­tan­gles.

From white tonal:

• Cut 1 (13/4" x 81/2") W rec­tan­gle and

1 (27/8") square.

• Cut square in half on 1 di­ag­o­nal to make 2 X tri­an­gles.

Us­ing tem­plates, cut 63 each right

(RS) and left (LS) sky tri­an­gles.

From brick print:

• Cut 9 (21/4" by fabric width)

bind­ing strips.

From green tonal:

• Cut 4 (81/2" by fabric width) strips. Sub­cut strips into 64 (17/8" x 81/2")

V rec­tan­gles.

From as­sorted yel­low scraps:

• Cut 32 (21/2") A squares, 4 (81/2") EE squares, 63 (17/8") S squares, 63 (13/4" x 31/8") Q rec­tan­gles and 2 (17/8") Y squares.

From as­sorted light scraps:

• Cut 32 pairs of match­ing 11/2" x 71/2" K and 11/2" x 61/2" J rec­tan­gles.

Cut 32 pairs of match­ing 11/2" x 51/2" G and 11/2" x 41/2" F rec­tan­gles.

Cut 32 pairs of match­ing 11/2" x 31/2" C and 11/2" x 21/2" B rec­tan­gles.

From as­sorted dark scraps:

• Cut 32 pairs of match­ing 11/2" x 81/2"

M and 11/2" x 71/2" L rec­tan­gles.

• Cut 32 pairs of match­ing 11/2" x 61/2"

I and 11/2" x 51/2" H rec­tan­gles.

• Cut 32 pairs of match­ing 11/2" x 41/2"

E and 11/2" x 31/2" D rec­tan­gles.

From taupe tonal:

• Cut 6 (57/8" by fabric width) strips. Sub­cut strips into 63 (31/8" x 57/8")

N rec­tan­gles.

• Us­ing right and left roof edge tem­plates, cut 63 each right (RR) and left (LR) roof tri­an­gles.

• Us­ing roof tem­plate, cut 1 roof piece. • •

COM­PLET­ING THE BLOCKS

Log Cabin Blocks

1. Se­lect match­ing B and C rec­tan­gles. Stitch B rec­tan­gle to one side of an A square as shown in Fig­ure 1a; press. Stitch a C rec­tan­gle to the ad­ja­cent side of the A-B unit re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 1b; press. 2. Se­lect match­ing D and E rec­tan­gles. Re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 2a, stitch D to the ad­ja­cent side of the pieced unit; press. Stitch E to the next side of the pieced unit re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 2b; press. 3. Se­lect match­ing F and G and match­ing H and I rec­tan­gles. Con­tinue stitch­ing rec­tan­gles in a clock­wise or­der onto the pieced unit as shown in Fig­ure 3, press­ing after each seam. 4. Se­lect match­ing J and K and match­ing L and M rec­tan­gles. Re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 4, con­tinue stitch­ing rec­tan­gles in a clock­wise or­der onto the pieced unit to com­plete one Log Cabin block, press­ing after each seam. 5. Re­peat steps 1–4 to com­plete a to­tal of 32 Log Cabin blocks.

House 1 Blocks

1. Se­lect one each LS, RS, LR and RR tri­an­gles. Stitch LS to LR on long sides to make the left roof unit as shown in Fig­ure 5; press. Re­peat with RS and RR to make the right roof unit. 2. Re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 6, ar­range and stitch roof units on op­po­site ends of an N rec­tan­gle to make the roof unit; press. 3. Se­lect match­ing O, P, R, T and U pieces. Sew R and T rec­tan­gles to op­po­site sides of an S square as shown in Fig­ure 7; press. 4. Re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 8, sew a U rec­tan­gle to the bot­tom of the R-S-T unit to make the win­dow unit; press. 5. Sew P and Q rec­tan­gles to the win­dow unit as shown in Fig­ure 9 to make the house cen­ter unit; press.

6. Re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 10, ar­range and join the roof unit, O rec­tan­gle, house cen­ter unit and V rec­tan­gle to com­plete one House 1 block; press. 7. Re­peat steps 1–6 to make a to­tal of 63 House 1 blocks.

House 2 Block

1. Sew X tri­an­gles to op­po­site ends of the roof piece as shown in Fig­ure 11 to make the roof unit; press. 2. Re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 12a, stitch Z rec­tan­gles to op­po­site sides of Y square; press. Stitch AA strips to top and bot­tom of Y-Z unit to make a win­dow unit as shown in Fig­ure 12b; press. Re­peat to make a sec­ond win­dow unit. 3. Re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 13a, stitch CC rec­tan­gles to op­po­site sides of BB; press. Stitch DD strip to top of BB-CC unit to make the door unit as shown in Fig­ure 13b; press. 4. Ar­range and stitch win­dow units on op­po­site sides of door unit to make the house cen­ter unit; press.

5. Re­fer­ring to Fig­ure 14, ar­range and join the W rec­tan­gle, roof unit, house cen­ter unit and V rec­tan­gle to com­plete the House 2 block; press.

COM­PLET­ING THE QUILT

Re­fer to the As­sem­bly Di­a­gram and project photo through­out for po­si­tion­ing of blocks.

1. Ar­range and stitch EE squares and Log Cabin, House 1 and

House 2 blocks to­gether to form 10 rows; press.

2. Sew rows to­gether to com­plete the quilt top; press.

3. Layer, quilt and bind re­fer­ring to Quilt­ing Basics on page 110.

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