Mix Monotone Square Quilt Project

MIX MONOTONE SQUARE QUILT

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE


WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • Fabrics are from Mix Monotones range
  • 40cm Fabric A - Paisley, black/white
  • 40cm Fabric B - Paisley, white/black
  • 40cm Fabric C - Twinkle, black
  • 70cm Fabric D - Twinkle, white (includes binding)
  • 40cm Fabric E - Ditzy Floral, black
  • 40cm Fabric F - Ditzy Floral, white
  • 40cm Fabric G - Dahlia, black/white
  • 40cm Fabric H - Dots, white/black
  • 40cm Fabric I - Dots, black/white
  • 40cm Fabric J - Grid, black/white
  • 70cm Prima homespun, white
  • 20cm Prima homespun, black
  • 1.4m x 250cm wide Prima homespun backing fabric, black
  • 1.4m Sew Easy 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 in foot & walking foot

Note: All fabrics should be 100% cotton, washed & pressed. 1/4"" seam allowance used throughout unless otherwise indicated. Read all instructions carefully before commencing the project.

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INSTRUCTIONS

CUTTING

All strips are cut across the width of fabric unless otherwise stated.
From each of Fabrics A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I & J cut -

  • 1 x 6 1/2 inch strip (10 strips in total) crosscut each strip into 2 x 6 1/2 inch squares and two 3 1/2 inch x 6 1/2 inch rectangles (total of 20 squares and 20 rectangles, 2 in each fabric).
  • 1 x 4 1/2 inch strip (10 strips in total) crosscut each strip into 2 x 4 1/2 inch squares and two 5 1/2 inch x 4 1/2 inch rectangles (total of 20 squares and 20 rectangles, 2 in each fabric).
    From white homespun cut -
  • 4 x 1 1/2 inch strips, crosscut into 15 x 9 1/2" strips for block sashing.
  • 5 x 1 1/2 inch strips, sew together end to end into one long strip pressing seams open, crosscut into 4 x 44 inch strips for row sashing.
  • 5 x 2 inch strips, sew together end to end into one long strip pressing seams open, crosscut into 2 x 50 inch strips and 2 x 47" strips for borders.
    From Fabric D cut -
  • 5 x 2 1/2 inch strips for binding.
    From black homespun cut -
  • 5 x 1 1/4 inch strips, sew together end to end into one long strip pressing seams open, crosscut into 2 x 53 inch strips and 2 x 47 inch strips for faux piping.

BLOCKS

1. Stack black background fabrics A, C, E, I & J into 6 1/2 inch squares, 3 1/2 inch rectangles, 4 1/2 inch squares and 5 1/2 inch rectangles. Make 4 more stacks with white background fabrics B, D, F, G & H (6 1/2 inch squares, 3 1/2 inch rectangles, 4 1/2 inch squares and 5 1/2 inch rectangles).
2. Sew a 6 1/2 inch black square to a 3 1/2 inch white rectangle. Repeat sewing all black 6 1/2 inch squares to 3 1/2 inch white rectangles to make 10 x 6 1/2 inch black/white units. Press seams towards black fabric.
3. Repeat step 2 to sew all white 6 1/2 inch squares to 3 1/2 inch black rectangles to make 10 x 6 1/2 inch white/black units. Press seams towards black fabric.
4. Sew a 4 1/2 inch black square to a 5 1/2 inch white rectangle. Repeat sewing together all black 4 1/2 inch squares and 3 1/2 inch white rectangles to make 10 x 4 1/2 inch black/white units. Press seams towards black fabric.
5. Repeat step 4 to sew all white 4 1/2 inch squares to 5 1/2 inch black rectangles to make 10 x 4 1/2 inch white/black units. Press seams towards black fabric.
6. Sew a 6 1/2 inch black/white unit to a 4 1/2 inch white/black unit to make Block 1. Repeat to make a total of 5 black/white Block 1.
7. Sew a 6 1/2 inch white/black unit to a 4 1/2 inch black/white unit to make Block 1. Repeat to make a total of 5 white/black Block 1.
8. Sew a 4 1/2 inch black/white unit to a 6 1/2 inch white/black unit to make Block 2. Repeat to make a total of 5 black/white Block 2.
9. Sew a 4 1/2 inch white/black unit to a 6 1/2 inch black/white unit to make Block 2. Repeat to make a total of 5 white/black Block 2.

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