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Anchors Away

Remake a three-color 1940s quilt in your own patriotic prints or solids. Likely made for a member of the armed forces, the vintage quilt features hand quilting in a nautical anchor pattern.



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Assemble Quilt Top

1.    Lay out blocks, solid white 12-1⁄2" setting squares, and solid white setting triangles in diagonal rows (Quilt Assembly Diagram).

2.    Sew together pieces in each row. Press seams toward setting squares and triangles. Join rows. Press seams in one direction.

3.    Add solid white corner triangles to complete quilt top. Press seams toward corner triangles.