Friday, 24 May 2013

Strip Quilt for Baby - Variation


 

4 1/2" and 8 1/2" sections are inserted
to add a feature to the quilt top.  


At the bottom of this page is a link to my original step-by-step tutorial of the piecing method. 


In this variation after 2 strips are sewn together,
cut off 20" on the left end of the long strip set
and insert a 4 1/2" "fussy cut" feature of your choice. 
  


Then after 4 strips are sewn together,
cut off 20" on the right end of the long strip set
and insert an 8 1/2" "fussy cut" fabric feature. 



At this point cut the strip sets into 40" sections
and sew them together to form your quilt top. 

Attach a 3" border and
use the "turned" method to put the quilt together. 

The finished size of this quilt is approx. 45" x 60"



Here is the back.  
The feature fabric borders a flannel centre. 
The wavy quilting lines used
give the fish a wavy ocean to swim in :)

Here is the link to the original tutorial:

Please Enjoy!  



Please share your photos with me on my Facebook page if you make this project! 




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