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Halloween Log Cabins & Stars

Showcase an assortment of novelty prints on a seasonal throw that's a treat to piece!

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Cut and Add Borders


From mottled purple, cut:
5 — 1-1/4x42" strips
From black star print, cut:
5 — 1-3/4 x 42" strips
From each of six geometric prints, cut:
8 — 4-1/2" squares

1. Cut and piece mottled purple 1-1/4x42" strips to make:
2 — 1-1/4x48-1/2" inner border strips
2 — 1-1/4x34" inner border strips

2. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, sew long mottled purple inner border strips to long edges of quilt center. Join short mottled purple inner border strips to remaining edges. Press all seams toward inner border.

3. Cut and piece black star print 1-3/4x42" strips to make:
2 — 1-3/4x50" middle border strips
2 — 1-3/4x36-1/2" middle border strips

4. Sew long black star print middle border strips to long edges of quilt center.  Add short black star print middle border strips to remaining edges. Press all seams toward middle border.

5. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, sew together 13 geometric print 4-1/2" squares, alternating each of the six prints in a sequence, to make a right-hand outer border strip. Press seams in one direction.

6. Sew together 11 geometric print 4-1/2" squares, continuing sequence of the six prints, to make a bottom outer border strip.

7. Join another 13 geometric print 4-1/2" squares, continuing sequence of the six prints, to make a left-hand outer border strip.

8. Sew together 11 geometric print 4-1/2" squares, continuing sequence of the six prints, to make a top outer border strip.

9. Sew left- and right-hand outer border strips to opposite edges of quilt center. Add top and bottom border strips to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward middle border.

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