Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Story Times Squares Using 6.5 inch Squares



Quilt measures : approx.  49 x 72

quilt inspiration:

StoryTime Squares by Rae














Needed:

70 : 6.5 inch squares Novelties
sashings : 1 yard (actually use a little less)
                  (9 strips at 3.5 inches)
binding : 1/2 yard (I used 7 strips cut at 2.5 inches)


Sewing:

Sew center novelties 2 across and 3 down
Add 3.5 inch sashings all around.  (2 strips needed here)

Sew 2 sets of 3 novelties for the sides
Sew 2 sets of 4 novelties for top/bottom

Add 3.5 inch sashings all around (4 strips needed here)

Sew 2 sets of 7 novelties for sides
Sew 2 sets of 8 novelties for top/bottom

Add 3.5 inch sashings to top/bottom
         (3 strips need here ~ pieced 1 + 1/2 wof)

Sew 2 sets of 8 novelties for top/bottom.

Quilt as desired.

My binding ~ 7 at 2.5 inch.

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