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Ikebana

Helen Frost C&T Publishing PDF

Materials

From second border fabric:

11⁄4 yards each of 3 lighter to darker fabrics for NinePatch blocks and squares

Cut 8 strips 3⁄4˝ × width of fabric.

From outer border fabric:

11⁄4 yards for appliqué background and small triangles

Assorted scraps for appliqué pieces

1

1

2 yards for outer border

Sewing

4 yards for backing

5

Refer to Perfect Piecing, pages 11–13. Press in the direction of the arrows indicated in the illustrations.

Batting: 70˝ × 70˝

Making the Strip Sets

⁄3 yard for first border

Cut 4 strips 61⁄2˝ × length of fabric.

From binding fabric:

Cut 8 strips 21⁄4˝ × width of fabric.

⁄4 yard for second border

⁄8 yard for binding

For each fabric combination, arrange and sew the 11⁄4˝ strips into the following side sets and middle sets.

Cutting

Refer to Measure Twice, Cut Once, pages 9–10.

From each of the 3 fabrics:

Cut 18 strips 11⁄4˝ × width of fabric, for Nine-Patch blocks.

(Note: Make the Nine-Patch blocks first and measure the blocks before cutting the squares; see Measuring the

Squares, page 13.)

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April Skies

Helen Frost C&T Publishing PDF

Materials

1

Sewing

1 ⁄2 yards each of 3 lighter to darker fabrics for

Nine-Patch blocks and squares

Refer to Perfect Piecing, pages 11–13. Press in the direction of the arrows indicated in the illustrations.

2 yards for first and outer borders

Making the Strip Sets

1

35⁄8 yards for backing

5

Batting: 64˝ × 64˝

⁄3 yard for second border

⁄8 yard for binding

For each fabric combination, arrange and sew the 11⁄4˝ strips into the following side sets and middle sets.

Side sets:

Middle sets:

1

2

2

1

1

2

Make 5.

Make 21⁄2.

2

3

3

2

2

3

Cut 23 strips 11⁄4˝ × width of fabric, for Nine-Patch blocks.

Make 5.

Make 21⁄2.

3

1

(Note: Make the Nine-Patch blocks first and measure the blocks before cutting the squares; see Measuring the

Squares, page 13.)

1

3

3

1

Make 5.

Make 21⁄2.

Cutting

Refer to Measure Twice, Cut Once, pages 9–10.

From each of the 3 fabrics:

Cut 6 strips 23⁄4˝ × width of fabric. Cut into 23⁄4˝ × 23⁄4˝ squares as follows:

Making the Nine-Patch Blocks

1. Cut each strip set into 11⁄4˝ sections.

Fabric 1: Cut 76.

2. Arrange and sew the sections into Nine-Patch blocks.

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Pine Burr Star

Claudia Olson C&T Publishing PDF

Pine Burr Star

Finished size: 751⁄ 2" x 751⁄ 2"

Blocks: Pine Burr and Pieced Star

The elements of these two blocks create a diagonal, on-point secondary design. The Pieced Star’s colors are meant to be dominant to create the diagonal frames around the Pine Burr blocks.

Materials: 42"-wide fabric

Pieced S tar

33⁄4 yards

11⁄4 yards

21⁄4 yards

7⁄ 8 yard

5⁄ 8 yard

13⁄4 yards

1⁄ 2 yard

41⁄ 2 yards

79" x 79"

White

Yellow

Bright blue (includes binding)

Medium blue

Yellow print

Pink

Pink print

Backing

Batting

Cut the following 42"-long strips and pieces.

Cutting sizes are given in inches.

r

Pine Bur

C U T T I N G C H A RT

Fabric

Number of strips

PINe BURR BLOCK

White

Yellow

Bright blue

Medium blue

Yellow print

Yellow

Bright blue

First Cut

10

3

5

7

4

7

3

5

23 ⁄ 8

61⁄ 2

31⁄ 2

23 ⁄ 8

23 ⁄ 8

23⁄ 8

2

31⁄ 2

Make 13

156

13

52

104

52

104

52

52

Finished size 12"

5

5

5

5

2

61⁄ 2

31 ⁄ 2

2

Size

Number

Finished size: 12"

PIeCeD STAR BLOCK

White

Size

23⁄ 8 x 23⁄ 8

61⁄ 2 x 61⁄ 2

31⁄ 2 x 31⁄ 2

23⁄ 8 x 23⁄ 8

23⁄ 8 x 23⁄ 8

23⁄ 8 x 23⁄ 8

2x2

31⁄ 2 x 31⁄ 2

Make 12

48

48

31⁄ 2 x 61⁄ 2

31⁄ 2 x 31⁄ 2

Pine Burr Star

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Wild Asters

Claudia Olson C&T Publishing PDF

Wild Asters

Finished size: 62" x 62"

Blocks: Double Aster and Wild Goose Chase

The Double Aster blocks in this quilt are dominant so choose bolder colors for them. The Wild Goose Chase blocks will appear to fade into the background by using softer, subtler colors.

Materials: 42"-wide fabric

White

Navy (includes binding)

Teal

Purple

Light teal

Gray

Blue

Backing

Batting

Wild Go ose Cha se

11⁄ 3 yards

27⁄ 8 yards

3⁄4 yard

11⁄ 2 yards

1⁄ 3 yard

7⁄ 8 yard

5⁄ 8 yard

33⁄4 yards

66" x 66"

Aster

Double

Cut the following 42"-long strips and pieces. Cutting sizes are given in inches.

C U T T I N G C H A RT

Fabric

Number of strips

Size

DOUBLe ASTeR BLOCK

White

Navy

Teal

Purple

4

4

2

2

2

2

1

4

Finished size: 10"

27⁄8

21 ⁄ 2

31 ⁄ 4

27⁄8

31 ⁄ 4

51 ⁄ 4

21 ⁄ 2

47⁄8

WILD GOOSe CHASe BLOCK

Purple

Light teal

Gray

Blue

98

1 5 Tw o - B l o c k Q u i l t s

2

1

2

4

3

3

First Cut

Size

Number

52

52

13

26

13

13

13

26

Make 13

27⁄8

27⁄8

x

21⁄ 2 x 21⁄ 2

31⁄4 x 31⁄4

27⁄8 x 27⁄8

31⁄4 x 31⁄4

51⁄4 x 51⁄4

21⁄ 2 x 21⁄ 2

47⁄8 x 47⁄8

Finished size 10"

27⁄8

21 ⁄ 2

27⁄8

27⁄8

41 ⁄ 2

47⁄8

24

12

24

48

48

24

Second Cut

26 diagonally once

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Tippecanoe Mosaic

Claudia Olson C&T Publishing PDF

Tippecanoe Mosaic

Finished size: 72" x 72"

Blocks: Mosaic and Tippecanoe

Using bright, vibrant colors in the Mosaic blocks will bring them to the forefront, and soft colors in the Tippecanoe blocks will cause them to recede into the background.

Materials: 42"-wide fabric

Beige

Purple

Bright pink

Dark green (includes binding)

Pink/green

Green/yellow

Purple/green

Lavender

Medium green

Backing

Batting

3⁄4

yard

21⁄ 2 yards

5⁄ 8 yard

2 yards

23⁄ 8 yards

1⁄ 3 yard

1⁄ 2 yard

1⁄3 yard

11⁄ 3 yards

41⁄ 4 yards

76" x 76"

Tippecan oe

Cut the following 42"-long strips and pieces.

Cutting sizes are given in inches.

Mosaic

C U T T I N G C H A RT

Fabric

Number of strips

Size

3

3

5

3

3

5

5

37⁄8

MOSAIC BLOCK

Beige

Purple

Bright pink

Dark green

Pink/green

Finished size: 12"

37⁄8

31 ⁄ 2

37⁄8

37⁄8

31 ⁄ 2

61⁄ 2

TIPPeCANOe BLOCK

Beige

Pink/green

Green/yellow

92

1 5 Tw o - B l o c k Q u i l t s

First Cut

37⁄8

61⁄ 2

37⁄8

Make 13

24

26

52

28

26

52

52

Finished size 12"

3

5

2

Size

Number

24

48

12

37⁄8 x 37⁄8

37⁄8 x 37⁄8

31⁄ 2 x 31⁄ 2

37⁄8 x 37⁄8

37⁄8 x 37⁄8

31⁄ 2 x 31⁄ 2

31⁄ 2 x 61⁄ 2

Make 12

37⁄8 x 37⁄8

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