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The key to achieving the stair-step look is cutting the 2-1/2"-wide strips different lengths. The black-and-white prints allow the red squares to pop off the wall hanging. Fabrics are from the Tanglewood, Florina, and White Out collections from Blank Quilting.


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Inspired by Shifting Directions from designers Darlene Zimmerman and Rachel Shelburne
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

3⁄4 yard red floral (quilt center, binding)
2⁄3 yard white floral (quilt center)
1 yard total assorted black prints (quilt center)
1⁄2 yard solid black (border)
2-7⁄8 yards backing fabric
51x53" batting

Finished quilt: 42-1⁄2x44-1⁄2"

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.
Measurements include 1⁄4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.