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Triangle-Squares Bed Quilt

Make a big quilt quickly to show off eye-catching prints, solids, and ticking stripes, such as these from Rouenneries by French General for Moda Fabrics. This easy bed-size quilt features two sizes of triangle-squares, large Four-Patch units, and a variety of rectangles.

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Assemble and Add Outer Border


1. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, sew together five small triangle-squares and assorted red 6-1/2x24-1/2", 6-1/2x17-1/2", and 6-1/2x4-1/2" rectangles to make left outer border strip. Press seams in one direction. The left outer border strip should be 6-1/2x75-1/2" including seam allowances. Join left outer border strip to left-hand edge of quilt center. Press seam toward inner border.

2. Join six small triangle-squares and assorted red 6-1/2x36-1/2" and 6-1/2x3-1/2" rectangle to make right outer border strip. Press seams in one direction. The right outer border strip should be 6-1/2x75-1/2" including seam allowances. Join right outer border strip to right-hand edge of quilt center. Press seam toward inner border.

3. Sew together six small triangle-squares and assorted red 6-1/2x24-1/2" and 6-1/2x15-1/2" rectangles to make top outer border strip. Press seams in one direction. The top outer border strip should be 6-1/2x75-1/2" including seam allowances. Join top outer border strip to top edge of quilt center. Press seam toward inner border.

4. Join seven small triangle-squares and assorted red 6-1/2x19-1/2" and 6-1/2x14-1/2" rectangles to make bottom outer border strip. Press seams in one direction. The bottom outer border strip should be 6-1/2x75-1/2" including seam allowances. Join bottom outer border strip to remaining edge of quilt center to complete quilt top. Press seam toward inner border.

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