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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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Cut and Assemble Blocks

The following instructions make one B block. Repeat cutting and assembly instructions to make two B blocks total. 

 

From one assorted print 2-1⁄2×44" strip, cut:

•     6—2-1⁄2" squares

From a second 2-1⁄2×44" strip, cut:

•     6—1-1⁄2× 2-1⁄2" rectangles

From a third 2-1⁄2×44" strip, cut:

•    6—1-1⁄2×2-1⁄2" rectangles

From a fourth 2-1⁄2×44" strip, cut:

•    2—2-1⁄2×16-1⁄2" strips

From a fifth 2-1⁄2×44" strip, cut:

•    2—1-1⁄2×16-1⁄2" strips

From a sixth 2-1⁄2×44" strip, cut:

•    2—1-1⁄2×16-1⁄2" strips

 

1.    Referring to Diagram 5 for placement, lay out three 2-1⁄2" squares and six 1-1⁄2×2-1⁄2" rectangles in two colors in a row. Join pieces to make a short unit. Press seams in one direction. The short unit should be 2-1⁄2×12-1⁄2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second short unit. 

2.    Add short units to side edges of a center unit (Diagram 6). Press seams toward center unit.

3.    Referring to Diagram 7 for placement, lay out one 2-1⁄2×16-1⁄2" strip and two 1-1⁄2×16-1⁄2" strips in two colors. Sew together pieces to make a long unit. Press seams in one direction. The long unit should be 4-1⁄2×16-1⁄2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second long unit. 

4.    Sew long units to top and bottom edges of Step 2 center unit to make block B (Diagram 8). Press seams away from center unit. Block B should be 16-1⁄2×20-1⁄2" including seam allowances.