This quilt uses two charm packs of Hometown by Sweetwater
and approximately 1 yard of cream quilters cotton. The quilt ends up being about 28″x33″, a baby quilt
First separate out your charm pack into groups of 4 and piece together, ironing the seams flat. This picture only shows 9 sewn squares (36 little squares) but to get the right size you need 12 (48)
Then I stacked up all my (approximately) 10×10 four-squares and turned it diagonally to cut off the corners.
Here’s an important tip: make sure that the squares are truly square so that they are 7×7.
And here’s something that’s going to happen…the corners are probably not going to all line up perfectly, unless you decide to cut each square individually. But I liked the slightly wonky look.
Lay out your squares how you want them and for the sashing, cut 15 2×7 pieces of the cream and lay them between it.
Okay here’s where you’re going to be a little confused. I actually added one more row of squares and sashing because I thought it was too small. Remember that previous picture of the 9 squares? You should do 12 THERE not here. I ended up sewing together the triangles I clipped off and they were smaller so I had to trim all my squares. Just extra work for me, so don’t make my mistake.
After you sew in all the in-between sashing, cut two strips that are 2″ wide and whatever length your squares are long. Like this:
Then I added two more sashing borders on the sides that were 4″ wide rather that 2″.
And that’s the whole top!
The rest is basting, backing, quilting, and binding. I used the rest of the charm pack to make the binding. If you don’t make a billion last minute changes like I did, this top should come together very quickly.
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