# Welcome to the Neighborhood

## Create your own neighborhood and personalize it with your chosen colors with this great scrap buster!

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.