Numbats Hideout Project

NUMBATS HIDEOUT

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE


WHAT YOULL NEED

  • Fabrics are from Numbats Hideout range
  • 80cm Fabric A - Numbats Hideout, black
  • 40cm Fabric B - Garden Foliage, sage
  • 40cm Fabric C - Field, black
  • 40cm Fabric D - Garden Blossom, sage
  • 70cm Fabric E - Garden Foliage, red (includes binding)
  • 50cm Fabric F - Shot Cotton, charcoal
  • 2.5m Fabric of choice for backing (we used sage Garden Foliage)
  • 1.2m x 1.6m 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" foot & walking foot

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

SIZE

Quilt measures: 43" x 56 1/2" (109cm x 143cm)


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INSTRUCTIONS

CUTTING

All strips are cut across the width of fabric unless otherwise stated.

  • From Fabric A cut 5 x 2 1/2" strips for outer border and fussy cut 4 rectangles 8 1/2" x 11 1/2".
  • From Fabric B cut 2 x 6 1/2" strips, crosscut into 2 x 22" and 2 x 51/2" lengths.
  • From Fabric C cut 2 x 6 1/2" strips, crosscut into 2 x 141/2" and 2 x 13" lengths.
  • From Fabric D cut 2 x 6 1/2" strips, crosscut into 2 x 22" and 2 x 51/2" lengths.
  • From Fabric E cut 5 x 2 1/2" strips for binding and 2 x 61/2" strips, crosscut into 2 x 16" and 2 x 11 1/2" lengths.
  • From Fabric F cut 11 x 11/2" strips, set aside 3 strips for side inner borders crosscut remaining strips into the following lengths - 2 x 22", 1 x 16", 1 x14 1/2", 1 x 13", 9 x
    11 1/2", 8 x 10 1/2", and 2 x 5 1/2".

BORDERED BLOCKS

Step 1. Sew an 11 1/2" Fabric F strip to each side of a Fabric A fussy cut rectangle. Press seams towards the strips. Sew a 101/2" Fabric F strip to the top and bottom edges, pressing seams towards the strips. Repeat for the remaining 3 Fabric A rectangles to make 4 bordered blocks.

ROW 1

Step 2. Sew a 5 1/2" Fabric F strip between the two 5 1/2" x 6 1/2" Fabric B rectangles. Press seams towards the strip.

Step 3. Pin and sew a bordered block to the right-hand edge of step 1. Press seam towards the strip.

Step 4. Sew a 22" Fabric F strip between the two 22" x 6 1/2" Fabric B rectangles. Press seams towards the strip then sew to the right-hand edge of step 3.

ROW 2

Step 5. Sew a 13" Fabric F strip between the two 13" x 6 1/2" Fabric C rectangles. Press seams towards the strip.

Step 6. Pin and sew a bordered block to the right-hand edge of step 5. Press seam towards the strip.

Step 7. Sew a 14 1/2" Fabric F strip between the two 14 1/2" x 6 1/2" Fabric C rectangles. Press seams towards the strip then sew to the right-hand edge of step 6.

ROW 3

Step 8. Sew a 5 1/2" Fabric F strip between the two 5 1/2" x 6 1/2" Fabric D rectangles. Press seams towards the strip.

Step 9. Pin and sew a bordered block to the right-hand edge of step 8. Press seam towards the strip.

Step 10. Sew a 22" Fabric F strip between the two 22" x 6 1/2" Fabric D rectangles. Press seams towards the strip then sew to the right-hand edge of step 9.

ROW 4

Step 11. Sew a 11 1/2" Fabric F strip between the two 11 1/2" x 6 1/2" Fabric E rectangles. Press seams towards the strip.

Step 12. Pin and sew a bordered block to the right-hand edge of step 11. Press seam towards the strip.

Step 13. Sew a 16" Fabric F strip between the two 16" x 6 1/2" Fabric E rectangles. Press seams towards the strip then sew to the right-hand edge of step 12.

QUILT TOP

Step 14. Layout the rows. Sew Row 1 to Row 2 and Row 3 to Row 4. Press seams towards the bottom.

Step 15. Sew the two sections together pressing seam towards the bottom.

Step 16. For the side inner borders, sew the 3 x 1 1/2" Fabric F strips together into one long strip. Press seams open and cut into two equal lengths.

Step 17. Sew one strip to each side of the quilt top. Press seams towards border and trim off any excess fabric.

Step 18. For the outer border, sew the 5 x 2 1/2" Fabric A strips together into one long strip. Press seams open and cut into 2 x 52 1/2" strips and 2 x 43" strips.

Step 19. Sew a 52 1/2" strip to each side of the quilt top and press seams towards border. Sew a 43" strip to the top and bottom of the quilt top and press seams towards the border.

BACKING

Step 20. Cut the backing fabric into two 1.25m lengths and pin right sides together along one selvedge. Sew together using a 1" seam allowance. Trim off selvedges and press seam open.

Step 21. Layer the backing, batting and quilt top and baste together. Quilt as desired.

Step 22. Join the 5 x 2 1/2" Fabric E 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.

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