WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
Fabrics are from 'X Dobby' range:
- 40cm Fabric A - X Dobby Large Blue
- 40cm Fabric B - X Dobby Small Navy
- 40cm Fabric C - X Dobby Large Navy
- 40cm Fabric D - X Dobby Small Ink
- 40cm Fabric E - X Dobby Large Ink
- 40cm Fabric F - X Dobby X Dobby Coordinate Ink for binding
- 1.2m Prima Homespun, white
- 1.3m x 250cm wide Prima Homespun Backing fabric, white
- 1.3m Legacy cotton/bamboo batting
- Matching Gutermann 100% cotton thread
- Rotary cutter, mat & quilters rulers
- Quilting pins, tape measure
- Scissors, seam ripper
- Hand needle
- Sewing machine with 1/4" foot & walking
All fabrics should be 100% cotton, washed & pressed. 1/4" seam allowance used throughout unless
otherwise indicated. Read all instructions carefully before commencing the quilt.
45 1/2" X 45 1/2" (116CM X 116CM)
All strips are cut across the width of fabric unless otherwise stated.
Step 1 - From each of Fabrics A, B, C, D & E cut 2 x 5 3/8" strips (10 strips in total) crosscut strips into 10 x 5 3/8" squares for each fabric, a total of 50 x 5 3/8" squares. Then cut each square once on the diagonal to make 100 half-square triangles, 20 triangles in each fabric.
Step 2 - From white homespun cut 8 x 5 3/8" strips crosscut strips into 50 x 5 3/8" squares,
then cut each square once on the diagonal to make 100 half-square triangles.
Step 3 - From Fabric F cut 5 x 2 1/2" strips for binding.
HALF-SQUARE TRIANGLE UNITS
Step 1 - Sew one white homespun halfsquare triangle to each Dobby half-square triangle to make 100 half-square triangle units. Press seams open.
Step 2 - Lay out 10 half-square triangle units as shown in diagram and sew together to make Row 1. Press seams in one direction.
Step 3 - Lay out another 10 half-square triangle units as shown in diagram and sew together to make Row 2. Press seams in opposite direction to Row 1.
Step 4 - Lay out another 10 half-square triangle units as for Row 1 and sew together to make Row 3. Press seams in same direction as Row 1.
Step 5 - Lay out another 10 half-square triangle units as shown in diagram and sew together to make Row 4. Press seams in same direction as Row 2.
Step 6 - Row 5 - repeat Row 1. Row 6 - repeat Row 2. Row 7 - repeat Row 1. Row 8 - repeat Row 4. Row 9 - repeat Row 1. Row 10 repeat Row 2.
Step 7 - Sew rows together and press seams in one direction.
Step 8 - Layer the backing, batting and quilt top and baste together. Quilt as desired.
Step 9 - Join the 8 x 21/2" binding strips together on the bias to make one long strip. Press in half lengthwise and bind mitering corners. Attach a label or sign and date your quilt.
Step 10 - To make quilt wider repeat blocks across the row starting from block 1, to make longer repeat rows as before.