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Quilt Your Heart Out

Bright solids on a solid black background produce a modern wall quilt that has room to show off your quilting. Fabrics are from the Kona cotton solids by Robert Kaufman Fabrics.

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Inspired by From the Heart from designer Tammy Vonderschmitt

Quilt tester: Colleen Tauke

 

Materials

Yardages and cutting instructions are based on 42" of usable fabric width.

 

▫    9—9×21" pieces (fat eighths) assorted solids in purple, mint, blue, pink, teal, yellow, green, orange, and red (blocks, hourglass units)

▫    2 yards solid black (blocks, hourglass units, sashing, border, binding)

▫    2-1⁄2 yards backing fabric

▫    45×57" batting

 

Finished quilt: 36 -1⁄2×48 -1⁄2"
Finished block: 8×12"

 

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order:

 

From each of nine assorted solids, cut:

▫    1—8-7⁄8" square, cutting it in half diagonally for 2 large triangles total (you will use one)

▫    1—4-7⁄8" square, cutting it in half diagonally for 2 small triangles total

▫    1—3-1⁄4" square, cutting it diagonally twice in an X for 4 extra-small triangles total (you will use 1 extra-small triangle from 8 different solids)

From solid black, cut:

▫    5—2-1⁄2 ×42" strips for binding

▫    2—4-1⁄2 ×40-1⁄2" border strips

▫    2—4-1⁄2 ×36-1⁄2" border strips

▫    5—8-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 10 large triangles total (you will use 9)

▫    9—4-7⁄8" squares, cutting each in half diagonally for 18 small triangles total

▫    2—3-1⁄4" squares, cutting each diagonally twice in an X for 8 extra-small triangles total

▫    6—2-1⁄2 ×12-1⁄2" sashing strips

▫    6—2-1⁄2 ×8-1⁄2" sashing strips

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