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Sunny Side Up

Watch new shapes emerge when you cleverly arrange light and dark fabrics to create an optical illusion.

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Assemble Quilt Center

1.    Referring to Block Placement Diagram and Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out the 6- 1⁄2" squares and triangle-square blocks in seven rows, noting the position of each block.

2.     Sew together pieces 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 42-1⁄2" square including seam allowances.

 

Add Border

Sew blue stripe 3-1⁄2×42-1⁄2" border strips to opposite edges of quilt center. Sew a yellow circle print 3-1⁄2" square to each end of remaining blue stripe border strips to make two border units. Press seams toward squares. Join border units to remaining edges of quilt center to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward border.

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