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Classic Blue Heirloom Quilt

Pairing gray with blue instead of white with blue puts a twist on the classic two-color combination. Fussy-cutting an ikat print for the outer border gives the appearance of more intricate piecing without the additional work—perfect when you want to save time but not scrimp on style! Fabrics are from the Heirloom collection by Dear Stella.

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Materials

Inspired by Canyon Trail from designers Sarah Maxwell and Dolores Smith of Homestead Hearth
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

1/2 yard gray print (blocks)
5/8 yard dark blue print (blocks, inner border)
7/8 yard gray stripe (setting and corner triangles)
1-5/8 yards blue ikat print (outer border, binding)
1-1/8 yards total assorted medium blue prints (blocks)
5/8 yard total assorted light blue prints (blocks)
3-1/2 yards backing fabric
61x74" batting

Finished quilt: 52-5/8x65-3/8"
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.

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