Materials:

  • 1-yard Heart Print
  • 3/8-yard Dancers
  • 3/8-yard Beer Mugs
  • 1-yard People
  • 1 ½-yard Mustard Ditsie
  • 1- yard Ditsie Print
  • 7/8-yard Solid Blue

CUTTING:

From People, CUT:

  • Two 7½ Sub cut strips into nine 7½ squares = A
  • Four 4″ strips = B

From Heart Print, CUT:

  • Eight 4strips = C

From Dancers, CUT:

  • Two 4 Sub cut strips into twenty 4 squares = D

From Mustard Ditsy, CUT:

  • Four 4 Sub cut strips into thirty-six 4 squares = E
  • Eight 4 Sub cut strips into seventy-two 4 squares. Sub cut squares into one hundred forty-four triangles = F

From Beer Mugs, Cut:

  • Two 4 strips. Sub cut strips into sixteen 4 squares = G

From Blue solid, Cut:

  • Eight 3 strips. Sub cut strips into seventy-two 3 squares. Sub cut these into one hundred forty-four triangles = H

From Ditsie Print, Cut:

  • Six 2 ½strips = Border
  • Seven 2 ½strips = Binding

UNIT ASSEMBLY:  

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Diamond in Square:

  1. Join unit H to the left and right of unit D (see diagrams below). Trim dog ears and press seams open = Step 1.
  2. Repeat step 1 for the other sides. Trim dog ears and press seams open = Step 2
  3. Join unit F to the left and right of unit H. Trim dog ears and press seams open = Step 3.
  4. Trim block to 7square = Diamond in Square unit 1. Repeat steps 1 – 4 to create 20 blocks.
  5. Repeat steps 1 – 4 using unit G in place of unit D to create 16 blocks = Diamond in Square unit 2.

 Four Patch unit:

  1. Join unit B and unit C (see diagrams below). Press seams to the darker side and repeat to create 4 sets = Set 1.
  2. Cut set 1 into thirty-six 7 ½ x 4 strips = Row 1.four-patch-diagram
  3. Join unit C and unit E. Press seams to the darker side and repeat to create 4 sets = Set 2.
  4. Cut set 2 into thirty-six 7 ½ x 4 strips = Row 2
  5. Join Row 1 and Row 2 together. Press seams to the darker side and repeat to create 36 units = Four Patch unit.

BLOCK ASSEMBLY:

    1. Lay out blocks as shown; 3 blocks to a row, see Block Diagrams below.
    2. Join blocks together in rows; rows together to complete block.

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QUILT ASSEMBLY:

  1. Lay out blocks as shown; 3 rows of 3 blocks, see Quilt Top Diagram.
  2. Join blocks together in rows; rows together to complete the quilt top.

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FINISHING:

  1. Layer backing, batting and quilt top; baste and quilt as desired.
  2. Trim and square you quilt.
  3. Join the 2 ½ “strips together for one continuous piece for binding. Fold in half lengthwise and press. Stitch raw edge of binding to the front edge of the quilt with ¼” seam. Turn the folded edge under and press. Hand stitch in place or use a machine and stitch in the ditch.