Assemble Quilt Center
Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out blocks in a vertical row, rotating alternate blocks as shown. Join blocks to make quilt center. Press seams in one direction. The quilt center should be 12-1⁄2×60-1⁄2" including seam allowances.
Assemble and Add Borders
1. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, sew together four dark red print or stripe 3×15-1⁄2" strips along short ends to makea pieced border strip. Press seams in one direction. The pieced border strip should be 3×60-1⁄2" including seam allowances. Repeat to make a second pieced border strip.
2. Join pieced border strips to long edges of quilt center. Sew dark red print or stripe 3×17-1⁄2" border strips to remaining edges to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward border.