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Treasure Elephant

Assemble patchwork first, then cut pieces to construct the playful stuffed elephant. Fabrics are from the Blueprint Basics collection by Valori Wells for Robert Kaufman.


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Assemble Patchwork and Lining Rectangles

1. Referring to Diagram 1, sew together 80 assorted print and solid, and light gray print 2-1⁄2" squares in eight horizontal rows to make a patchwork rectangle. The rectangle should be 20-1⁄2×16-1⁄2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second patchwork rectangle.

2. Following manufacturer’s instructions, fuse an interfacing 20-1⁄2×16-1⁄2" rectangle to the wrong side of each patchwork rectangle to make two fused patchwork rectangles. Fuse interfacing 8-1⁄2×17" rectangle to wrong side of light gray print 8-1⁄2×17" rectangle to make a lining rectangle.