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Checkered Whimsy Table Runner

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Table Runner

{The color combination of purples, greens, and teals gives this table runner a light-hearted, whimsical look.}

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

Finished table runner: 22½″ × 54½″

yard light green for pieced center

yard light purple for pieced center

¼ yard black for appliqué background and appliquéd circles

1 yard dark green for appliqué backgrounds

yard green for stems and leaves

yard teal for flowers

yard dark teal for flower centers

½ yard light teal for scallops

¼ yard dark purple for circles

2 yards paper-backed fusible web

1¾ yards for backing

½ yard for bias binding

27″ × 59″ batting

Cut from light green: 56 squares 2½″ × 2½″ for pieced center

Cut from light purple: 56 squares 2½″ × 2½″ for pieced center

Cut from dark green: 2 strips 4½″ × 32½″ for appliqué backgrounds

1. Arrange and sew together 4 light purple and 3 light green squares for the pieced center. Press. Make 8 rows.

Sew squares. Make 8.

2. Arrange and sew together 4 light green and 3 light purple squares for the pieced center. Press. Make 8 rows.

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Retro Squares

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Wall Quilt

{Simple, framed squares are surrounded by a wide border, giving this quilt a look of timeless appeal. In each block, the center Four-Patch is framed by sets of four rectangles of contrasting colors.}

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

Finished block size: 10″ × 10″

Finished wall quilt: 64½″ × 64½″

yard each of light gray, pink, teal, light yellow, and tan for pieced blocks

yard red for pieced blocks

3 yards black for pieced blocks, lattice strips, and border

4 yards for backing and binding

½ yard for binding if different from backing

69″ × 69″ batting

CUTTING

The pieces for each set of rectangles are listed together.

Cut from light gray, pink, teal, light yellow, and tan for pieced blocks:

• 32 squares 2½″ × 2½″ for centers

• 32 rectangles 1½″ × 4½″ and 32 rectangles 1½″ × 6½″

• 32 rectangles 1½″ × 8½″ and 32 rectangles 1½″ × 10½″

Cut from red for pieced blocks:

• 32 rectangles 1½″ × 6½″ and 32 rectangles 1½″ × 8½″

Cut from black (first cut border and lattice pieces on the lengthwise grain):

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Seven Happy Flowers

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

———— Wall Quilt ————

{These happy flowers will just make you smile! Embellish with your favorite buttons for added visual interest.}

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

Finished wall quilt: 43½″ × 18½″

½ yard light for appliqué background

yard light green for inner border

yard dark green for outer border

¾ yard total assorted brights for flowers

½ yard total assorted greens for stems and leaves

¼ yard black for flowers

2 yards paper-backed fusible web

1 yards for backing and binding

yard for binding if different from backing

48″ × 23″ batting

50 (approximately) buttons (optional)

Cut from light: 1 rectangle 39½″ × 14½″ for appliqué background

Cut from light green:

• 2 strips 1″ × 14½″ for 2 side inner borders

• 2 strips 1″ × 40½″ for top and bottom inner borders

Cut from dark green:

• 2 strips 2″ × 15½″ for 2 side outer borders

• 2 strips 2″ × 43½″ for top and bottom outer borders *

* Cut 3 strips 2″ × fabric width, piece the strips end to end (see Borders, page 6), and cut the border pieces.

Refer to Putting It All Together diagram (at right).

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Zip Strip

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

finished lap quilt: 76½″ × 88½″

Warm, cozy flannel was used in this easy-to-piece strip quilt.
The flannel makes it a perfect quilt for cuddling under.

•  5¼ yards total assorted textured solids for quilt center and pieced border

•  1½ yards black for lattice and inner borders

•  6¼ yards for backing and binding

•  81″ × 93″ batting

Cut 269 rectangles 2½″ × 10½″ from assorted solids for quilt center and pieced borders. (Cut 10½″ strips first, and then subcut 2½″ × 10½″ rectangles from the strips.)

Cut from black:

•  6 strips 3½″ × 50½″ for lattice and top and bottom inner borders

•  2 strips 3½″ × 68½″ for 2 side inner borders

 

Arrange and sew together the rectangles in 5 rows of 25 rectangles each. Refer to Putting It All Together (at right) as needed. Press.

1. Sew the horizontal lattice pieces between the rows. Press.

2. Sew the top and bottom inner borders to the quilt top. Press toward the borders.

3. Sew the 2 side borders to the quilt top. Press toward the borders.

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Hoytyville

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

finished block size: 6″ × 10″ | finished wall quilt: 54½″ × 70½″

Black-and-white prints are mixed with brightly colored fabrics in this simple two-block quilt made from 2½″ strips.

•  2 yards total assorted black-and-white prints for pieced blocks

•  1¾ yards total assorted black tone-on-tone prints for pieced blocks

•  ½ yard total assorted brights for pieced blocks

•  3¾ yards for backing (pieced crosswise) and binding

•  59″ × 75″ batting

Cut 96 rectangles 2½″ × 10½″ from assorted black-and-white prints for pieced blocks.

Cut 124 rectangles 2½″ × 6½″ from black tone-on-tone prints for pieced blocks.

Cut 31 rectangles 2½″ × 6½″ from assorted brights for pieced blocks.

 

Piece Block A as shown. Press. Make 32 blocks.

Piece Block B as shown. Press. Make 31 blocks.

1. Arrange and sew together the blocks in 7 rows of 9 blocks each. Refer to Putting It All Together (below) as needed. Press.

2. Sew together the rows to form the quilt top. Press.

1. Layer the quilt top with batting and backing. Baste or pin.

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