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Half and Half

A single star block split diagonally by color is rotated to create an intricate design. Fabrics are from the Olde World Style collection by Monique Dillard for Maywood Studio.


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1. Cut and piece green tone-on-tone 1-1⁄4×42" strips to make:
4—1-1⁄4×72" inner and outer border strips
4—1-1⁄4×57" inner and outer border strips

2. Sew long inner and outer border strips to opposite edges of long green-and-red stripe middle border strip to make a long border unit. Press seams toward green tone-on-tone. The border unit should be 5-1⁄4×72" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second long border unit.

3. Using short border strips and short green-and-red stripe middle border strips, repeat Step 2 to make two short border units. Each border unit should be 5-1⁄4×57" including seam allowances.

4. Beginning and ending seams 1⁄4" from corners of quilt center, sew long border units to opposite edges of quilt center. Add short border units to remaining edges, mitering corners, to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward border units.