Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Pastel Flowers


Quilt size: 47 1/2" by 59"


This quilt is also made with fabrics donated to the Cotton Picking Bee by Susanne P.
The fabric was pre-cut into 12 1/4" squares. I cut some of the squares into small units to create the nine patch block that looks like a window. I will describe what I did below.

Quilt by Quilt Your Own in Stafford, Texas
9 patch variation block. Finished size 11 3/4"
This block is made with 9- 2 1/2" squares of a chosen color
strips of white fabric cut at 1 1/2" for the square sashing.
and finally, the block is bordered by a 2 1/2" border.

It is a simple construction. I actually made into strips and sub cut them.
Sew as the picture above, 3 2 1/2" color squares with the white sashing. It will finish 2 1/2" by 8 1/4". Make 2 more like this first one.
Add the two 1 1/2" by 8 1/4" sashing to the unit made above.
Finally add the borders to the block, which should be 2 cut  at 2 1/2" by 8 1/4"; and 2 cut at 2 1/2" by 12 1/4".
THESE  MEASUREMENTS are for this odd size block; but it can be made using the your own measurements to finish at any size. A few extra 1/4 inches here and there will make this block a 12 inches finished.

4 comments:

  1. The white gives the quilt such a fresh look. Like spring flowers.

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    1. thank you. I think the person who gets it will know we made with love.

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  2. what a great idea - love the fabrics together

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    1. Thank you. I am glad you liked it.

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