Sandy Gervais Delightful December

CRAIG’S HST ON POINT

Finished Quilt Size 62X62

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 Fabric Requirements: The Sample is made with Sandy Gervais layer cake and 1.1 m beige cut into 25 10X10 squares.

OR… CUT…

8 Green 10X10, 8 Red 10X10, 9 Black 10X10, 25 beige 10X10

OPTION TO increase quilt SIZE to  77X77

Inner border .4m

Outer border 1.25m

Step 1:

Layer 8 green, 8 red, and 9 black 10X10 squares with the 25 beige 10X10 squares. Layer right sides together.

Step 2:

Sew ¼” all the way around the outside of your layered squares. Make 25.

Step 3:

Cut squares from corner to corner. Press open.  You will now have 100 HST.

Step 4:

Use those half square triangles to create the rows and columns of your quilt. You will have 10 across by 10 down.  Arrange by following our picture below.  See colour version

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Step 5:

OPTIONAL BORDERS  Cut borders: 6 – 2”X width of fabric (WOF) from your inner border fabric.  7 – 6 ½”X WOF.

Step 6:

Take the 7 – 2” strips you have set aside for inside borders. Add to top and bottom then sides.

Tip! Measure through quilt length in 3 places.  Take the average measurement and cut 2 – 1 ½” strips to that length.  Pin on sides of quilt making it fit.  Sew.  Press.  Repeat with the width of fabric.

Step 7:

Take the 7 – 6 1/2” strips you have set aside for outside borders. Repeat measuring and sewing technique described above.  Sew and press.

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Step 1:

Cut:  White: 8 – 1 ¾ X WOF;  Red: 10 – 1 ¾ X WOF;  Grey: 2 – 1 ¾ X 38;  Mini panels: 42 – 4 ¼ X 4 ¼

Step 2:

Sew red and white 1 ¾ X WOF together. Make 6.

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Step 3:

Sew above red and white strips to another red 1 ¾ X WOF. White should be in the middle of the two red strips. Make 4.

Step 4:

Sew red and white strips from step 2 to another white 1 ¾ X WOF. Red should be in the middle of the two white strips.  Make 2.

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Step 5:

Sub-cut the above panels vertically into 1 ¾” strips. Make 42 with red in middle.  Make 84 with white in the middle.

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Step 6:

Assemble 42 nine patch squares.

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Step 7:

Assemble the nine patch borders. Use the picture below for layout of nine patch alternating with the mini block print.  Vertical column is 2X14.  Make 2.  Horizontal row is 2X7.  Make 2. Notice that the 2X7 rows are identical and the vertical columns are mirror images.

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Step 8:

Panel: Trim panel to 24 ¼ X 38 (NOTE: due to variations in seam allowances and pressing it is a good idea to trim the large panel once you have the nine patch borders assembled.

 

Add grey strips to the sides of the panel.

Then add the nine patch borders

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Step 9:

Cut border print.

Sides: Cut 4 pieces of border print 6”XWOF. Sew 2 pieces together to make a 90X6 piece.  Make 2.  Sub cut to the length of your quilt.   Add to sides.

Top and Bottom: Cut 2 pieces of the border print lengthwise.  The sample used 9 ½ wide by width of project.  It is best to measure your project and cut the length to fit.  You can choose two repeats that are the exact same or you can choose two different repeats.  The width of this will determine the finished length of your quilt. It is possible to make this quilt longer if you like by increasing the width of this border.

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