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Fall's Falling Leaves

Use classic autumn colors to transform four blocks into a fabulous fall wall hanging. A cream hue frames the tumbling leaves in the center. Fabrics are from the Fall Feast collection by Barb Tourtillotte for Clothworks.


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Assemble Quilt Top

1.    Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram, lay out blocks, cream tone-on-tone 2×12-1⁄2" sashing strips, and brown print 2" sashing square in three rows.

2.    Sew together pieces in rows. Press seams toward sashing strips. Join rows to make quilt center. Press seams toward sashing rows. The quilt center should be 26" square including seam allowances. 

3.    Sew green tone-on-tone 1-1⁄2×26" inner border strips to opposite edges of quilt center. Sew green tone-on-tone 1-1⁄2×28" inner border strips to remaining edges. Press all seams toward inner border strips. 

4.    Sew red print 4×28" outer border strips to opposite edges of quilt center. Sew red print 4×35" outer border strips to remaining edges to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward outer border strips. The quilt top should be 35" square including seam allowances. 


Finish Quilt

1.    Layer quilt top, batting, and backing; baste. Quilt as desired. 

2.    Bind with binding strips.