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Earn Your Stripes

Make your stripes look twice as nice: Use them as a border and in the blocks. To give your eyes a happy resting place, pair the stripes with colorful solids. Fabrics are a variety of wovens by Kaffe Fassett for Rowan Fabric.

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Inspired by Romancing the Blues from designer Monique Dillard of Open Gate Quilts

Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

 

Materials

•    5⁄8 yard each of yellow, blue, orange, and green solids (blocks, inner border)

•    5—7" squares assorted dark solids (blocks)

•    1-3⁄4 yards total assorted stripes (blocks, inner border)

•    1⁄3 yard solid tan (block)

•    1-1⁄8 yards multicolor stripe (outer border)

•    1⁄2 yard binding fabric

•    3-1⁄2 yards backing fabric

•    63" square batting

 

Finished quilt: 54-1⁄2" square

Finished block: 12" square

 

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width. 

Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.