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Seaside Cottage

Kick back and relax! Precut bundles make it easy to create a scrappy throw that’s perfect for lying out on the beach or keeping cozy on crisp evenings.

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Designer: Judi Madsen of Green Fairy Quilts



•    1-1⁄2 yards white floral (inner and outer borders) 

•    10—10" precut squares or 1-1⁄3 yards total assorted red, white, and blue prints (blocks)

•    60—2-1⁄2×44" precut strips or 4-3⁄4 yards total assorted red, white, and blue prints (blocks, binding)

•    3⁄4 yard red floral (middle border)

•    5-1⁄4 yards backing fabric

•    77×93" batting

Finished quilt: 70-1⁄2×86-1⁄2"


Quantities are for 2-1⁄2×44" precut strips, 10" precut squares, and 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.


Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the order that follows in each section. Because of the scrappy nature of the blocks, the cutting instructions for each block are with the unit and block assembly instructions. Keep all scraps for use in blocks.


From white floral, cut:

•    8—4-1⁄2×42" strips for outer border

•    7—1-1⁄2×42" strips for inner border

From red floral, cut:

•    7—2-1⁄2×42" strips for middle border