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Chocolate & Jelly Beans

Create Courthouse Steps blocks, alternating color placement of the chocolate and vanilla-color block backgrounds, to make this easy quilt. Toss some polka dot prints in the mix (they remind us of jelly beans) and you've got a yummy throw!


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Inspired by "Lemon Bars" quilt makers Mary Pepper and Kathleen Williams

1-1/3 yards total assorted cream prints and polka dots (blocks)
1-1/2 yards total assorted brown prints and polka dots (blocks)
3/4 yard multicolor stripe (binding)
3 yards backing fabric
52" square batting

Finished quilt: 45-1/2" square
Finished block: 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.