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Checkerboard Squares

Square-in-a-square blocks set on point are surrounded by a striking blue toile to create a timeless, treasured quilt.

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Add Borders and Complete Quilt


Add the Borders
1. Cut and piece the blue print 2-1/2x42" strips to make the following:
2--2-1/2x81" inner border strips
2--2-1/2x64-1/4" inner border strips

2. Sew the short blue print inner border strips to the short edges of the quilt center. Then add the long blue print inner border strips to the long edges of the quilt center. Press the seam allowances toward the inner border.

3. Cut and piece the navy print 6-1/2x42" strips to make the following:
2--6-1/2x81" outer border strips
2--6-1/2x68-1/4" outer border strips

4. Sew the short navy print outer border strips to the short edges of the quilt center. Then add a Nine-Patch unit to each end of the long navy print outer border strips. Add these pieced outer border strips to the long edges of the quilt center to complete the quilt top. Press the seam allowances toward the outer border.

Complete the Quilt
1. Layer the quilt top, batting, and backing. Quilt as desired.

2. Use the dark blue print 2-1/2x42" strips to bind the quilt.

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