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Beachy T-Shirt Throw

Life’s a beach with this sand castle-inspired T-shirt throw. A muted background of tone-on-tone tans and ocean blues lets the summer-theme shirts shine in the sun.

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1. Cut and piece blue-and-brown batik 1-1⁄2x42" strips to make:
2—1-1⁄2x70-1⁄2" strips
2—1-1⁄2x55-1⁄2" strips

2. Cut and piece tan wheat batik 3x42" strips to make:
2—3x70-1⁄2" strips
2—3x55-1⁄2" strips

3. Sew together a blue-and-brown batik 1-1⁄2x70-1⁄2" strip and a tan wheat batik 3x70-1⁄2" strip to make a long border unit. Press seam toward blue-and-brown batik. Repeat to make a second long border unit. Join long border units to the long edges of quilt center. Press seams toward border units.

4. Sew together a blue-and-brown batik 1-1⁄2x55-1⁄2" strip and a tan wheat batik 3x55-1⁄2" strip. Press seam toward blue-and-brown batik. Add a blue-green print 4" square to each end of pieced strip to make a short border unit. Press seams toward pieced strip. Repeat to make a second short border unit. Join short border units to remaining edges of quilt center to complete quilt top. Press seams toward border units.

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