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Block of the Month: Fabric Requirements

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Designer: Monique Dillard of Open Gate Quilts

 

Finished quilt: 55-1⁄2×73-1⁄2"
Finished blocks: 9" square

 

Pick Your Background Fabrics:

First choose a light color, which will be the background fabric in the blocks, setting pieces, pieced inner border, and middle border. (For her quilt, Monique used assorted cream and tan prints.)

Here are the amounts you will need:
For blocks: Four 18×22″ pieces (fat quarters) of assorted light prints
For setting pieces and pieced inner border: two 5/8-yard pieces and two 1/3-yard pieces of assorted light prints
For middle border: 1/2 yard light print
 

Choose Your Medium Fabrics:

Select one or more medium colors, which will be used in the blocks, setting pieces, and pieced inner border. (For her quilt, Monique used assorted red prints.)

Here are the amounts you will need:
For blocks: Five 9×22″ pieces (fat eighths) of assorted medium prints
For setting pieces and pieced inner border: Five 3/8-yard pieces of assorted medium prints

 

Gather Your Dark Fabrics:

Choose one or more dark colors, which will be used in the blocks, outer border, and binding. (For her quilt, Monique used assorted black prints.)

Here are the amounts you will need:
For blocks: Three 18×22″ pieces (fat quarters) of assorted dark prints
For outer border: 1-1/4 yards of dark print
For binding: 5/8 yard of dark print

 

Get the pattern for Block 1 here.

Get the pattern for Block 2 here.

Get the pattern for Block 3 here.

Get the pattern for Block 4 here.

Get the pattern for Block 5 here.

Get the pattern for Block 6 here.

Get the pattern for Block 7 here.

Get the pattern for Block 8 here.

Get the setting and finishing pattern here.

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