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Cold Snap

Chain piecing makes easy work of the sharp points in this classic blue-and-white icy-crystal delight.

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Assemble Quilt Center 

1.    Referring to photograph for placement, lay out the 42 star blocks in seven horizontal rows.

2.    Sew together blocks in each row. Press seams in one direction, alternating direction with each row.

3.    Join rows to make quilt center. Press seams in one direction. The quilt center should be 48-1⁄2×56-1⁄2" including seam allowances.

 

Assemble and Add Borders 

1.    Cut and piece dark blue print 2-1⁄2×42" strips to make:

•    2—2-1⁄2×56-1⁄2" inner border strips

•    2—2-1⁄2×52-1⁄2" inner border strips

 

2.    Sew long inner border strips to long edges of quilt center. Add short inner border strips to remaining edges. Press seams toward inner border.

3.    Referring to photograph for placement, sew together 30 outer border triangle-squares to make a long outer border strip. The strip should be 2-1⁄2×60-1⁄2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second long outer border strip.

4.    Sew together 26 outer border triangle-squares and two white print 2-1⁄2" squares to make a short outer border strip. The strip should be 2-1⁄2×56-1⁄2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second short outer border strip.

5.    Sew long outer border strips to long edges of quilt center. Add short outer border strips to remaining edges to complete quilt top. Press seams toward inner border.

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