Patriotic Rag Tag Quilt
Design and instructions by Diana Trupiano ŠJune2002
This is a very forgiving quilt
project. I usually have problems matching seams and points when I
The fringed edges on this fun and easy quilt hide a multitude of sins!
36 - 5" squares RED gingham check
36 - 5" squares BLUE gingham check
72 - 5" squares STAR PRINT
28 - 9" squares STAR PRINT
6 - 9" squares PLAIN WHITE
17 - 8" squares Warm 'N' NaturalŽ cotton BATTING
72 - 4" squares Warm 'N' NaturalŽ cotton BATTING
Dressmaker's disappearing marking pen
Instructions: All seam allowances are 1/2"
Sandwich pieces together, centering batting between backing and top. This will leave a 1/2" border around batting.
Stitch diagonally corner to corner on all large star print pieces.
Stitch horizontal and vertical lines, centered on all gingham check pieces.
Pin white pieces around edges.
Mark and stitch star pattern on all white pieces.
Stitch gingham check pieces into 4-piece grids, alternating colors, with seams facing the RIGHT side.
Using photo as a guide, stitch squares into rows with seams facing the RIGHT side.
Stitch rows together with seams facing the RIGHT side.
Very carefully clip all
seams (raw edges) at 1/4" spacing. If you accidently
clip through your stitching,
just go back to your machine and stitch over your mistake. I did it twice!
Once all seams are clipped, machine wash and dry the quilt. This will create your fringes!
To print this pattern in the
correct size, you must set your printer to the Windows monitor
default of 96 dpi.
If using a graphics program, this page should be set to print 8 1/2 x 11".
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