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Urban Amish

Give a contemporary spin to a classic Double Nine-Patch block using solids and mottled fabrics in a limited color palette.


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Designers: Cori Derksen & Myra Harder of Blue Meadow Designs



•    5—1⁄3-yard pieces assorted red, burgundy, and orange solids (blocks)

•    5-1⁄2 yards mottled green (blocks, setting and corner triangles, inner border)

•    2-1⁄2 yards solid light green (blocks, outer border, binding)

•    5-1⁄2 yards backing fabric

•    84×97" batting


Finished quilt: 75-1⁄2×88-1⁄4" (double bed with 10-1⁄2" drop)

Finished blocks: 9" square


Quantities are for 44⁄45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.