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Bolts of Blue

Mix your favorite blue prints in a scrappy wall hanging that will have you doing anything but singing the blues. Choosing prints with splashes of white keeps the strips in the tone-on-tone sashing from getting lost. Fabrics are from the Spa collection by Deb Strain for Moda Fabrics.


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Assemble Quilt Top

1. Cut and piece blue stripe 2x42" strips to make the following:
2—2x47" sashing strips
6—2x44" sashing strips

2. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out blocks, blue stripe 2x8" sashing rectangles, and 2x44" sashing strips in 11 vertical rows, rotating every other block 90 degrees.

3. Sew together pieces in each block row. Press seams toward sashing rectangles. Join block rows and 2x44" sashing strips to make quilt center; press seams toward sashing strips.

4. Join blue stripe 2x47" sashing strips to top and bottom edges of quilt center to complete quilt top. Press seams toward borders.