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Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt

Rotate finished Log Cabin blocks to create an alternate version of the Light and Dark setting. Centers in a berry hue give a nod to the red centers of traditional Log Cabin blocks. Fabrics are from the Bittersweet collection by Nancy Halvorsen for Benartex.


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Inspired by Contrasting Cabins from designer Lissa Alexander
Quilt tester: Laura Boehnke

1/8 yard berry print (block centers)
16—1/8-yard pieces assorted dark prints (blocks)
16—1/8-yard pieces assorted light prints (blocks)
1/2 yard olive green print (binding)
3-1/4 yards backing fabric
57" square batting

Finished quilt: 48-1/2" square
Finished block: 12" square

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics.
Measurements include 1/4" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.