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On the Fly - Sue Beevers 8" Block

Foundation-pieced dragonflies in 8 inch blocks flit this way and that across this vibrant quilt. Find out more about designer Sue Beevers and her love of fibers, painting, fabric, and quilting.


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Assemble Quilt Top

1. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out four green-wing blocks, eight each of multicolor-wing blocks A and B, and 16 blue-wing blocks in six 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 481/2" square including seam allowances.

4. Sew blue leaf print 2x48-1/2" inner border strips to top and bottom edges of quilt center. Press seams toward inner border.