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Medium 9781607054412

Purple Mist

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Quilted by Diane Minkley of Patched Works, Inc.

finished block size: 8″ × 8″ | finished runner: 24½″ × 56½″

•  1¼ yards total assorted gray batiks for pieced blocks

•  1¼ yards total assorted purple batiks for pieced blocks

•  1¾ yards for backing and binding

•  29″ × 61″ batting

Cut from assorted gray batiks for pieced blocks:

•  44 squares 3½″ × 3½″

•  20 rectangles 1½″ × 6½″

•  20 rectangles 1½″ × 8½″

Cut from assorted purple batiks for pieced blocks:

•  40 squares 3½″ × 3½″

•  22 rectangles 1½″ × 6½″

•  22 rectangles 1½″ × 8½″

Simple framed blocks made from 3″ squares are pieced together to create this runner with classic appeal.

Piece Block A as shown. Press. Make 11 blocks.

Piece Block B as shown. Press. Make 10 blocks.

1. Arrange and sew together the blocks in 7 rows of 3 blocks each. Refer to Putting It All Together (below) as needed. Press.

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

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

2. Quilt as desired and bind.

Putting It All Together

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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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Triangle Charm

Terrie Sandelin C&T Publishing PDF
Medium 9781617450457

Coasters

Kim Schaefer C&T Publishing ePub

Gift Tags

FINISHED GIFT TAG SIZE: 4˝ × 2˝

Personalize your gifts with these easy-to-make, no-sew gift tags.

Materials (per gift tag)

Makes 1 gift tag.

•2 fabric rectangles 2½˝ × 4½˝ for gift tag front and back

•1 fabric rectangle 2˝ × 4˝ for appliqué background

•Assorted scraps for appliqué pieces

•1 rectangle 2½˝ × 4½˝ fast2fuse

•Template plastic

•⅓ yard ribbon or cording

Putting It All Together

Refer to Appliqué as needed. Gift tag and appliqué patterns are on pullout.

1. Sandwich the fast2fuse rectangle between the wrong sides of the front and back. Press and fuse the fabric to the fast2fuse rectangle.

2. Make a plastic template of pattern piece 1. Trace and cut the gift tag.

3. Make a plastic template of pattern piece 2. Trace and cut the appliqué background. Fuse it to the gift tag.

4. Using sharp scissors, cut the hole in the gift tag.

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Holiday Sparkle

Helen Frost C&T Publishing PDF

Materials

5

11⁄2 yards for border

Assorted scraps for appliqué pieces

27⁄8 yards for backing

Middle sets:

1

2

2

1

1

2

Make 2.

Make 1.

2

3

3

2

2

3

Make 2.

Make 1.

3

4

4

3

3

4

Make 2.

Make 1.

4

1

1

4

4

1

Make 2.

Make 1.

⁄8 yard each of 4 lighter to darker fabrics for Nine-Patch blocks and squares

■ 1⁄2

Side sets:

yard for binding

Batting: 49˝ × 49˝

Cutting

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

From each of the 4 fabrics:

Cut 9 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.)

Making the Nine-Patch Blocks

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

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

Make a few extra blocks for design alternatives.

Cut 2 strips 23⁄4˝ × width of fabric. Cut into

23⁄4˝ × 23⁄4˝ squares as follows:

Fabric 1: Cut 29.

Fabric 2–4: Cut 28 from each.

Block 1/2:

Make 28.

Block 2/3:

Make 28.

Block 3/4:

Make 28.

Block 4/1:

Make 28.

From border fabric:

Cut 4 strips 6˝ × length of fabric.

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