Big On Tradition

Don't be fooled by the hexagon (six-sided) shapes that bounce across the surface of this 1930s reproduction-print throw. (We used Darlene Zimmerman's Garden Party and Little Darlings 6 for Robert Kaufman Fabrics.) The quickly pieced rows are made up of a single, four-sided trapezoid pattern. Match the pattern pieces to make hexagons magically appear.

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Cut pieces in the following order. (Download project pdf for trapezoid pattern.)

From assorted blue prints, cut:
55 matching sets of two trapezoids
4 of trapezoid pattern

From assorted yellow prints, cut:
30 matching sets of two trapezoids
1 of trapezoid pattern

From assorted red prints, cut:
35 matching sets of two trapezoids
4 of trapezoid pattern

From assorted white prints, cut:
7 matching sets of two trapezoids
1 of trapezoid pattern

From white tone-on-tone, cut:
8—2x42" strips for inner border

From red print, cut:
8—4-1/2x42" strips for outer border

7—2-1/2x42" binding strips {C}

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