Make a scrappy quilt using a pack of precut 10" squares. Fabrics are from the Flower Sugar Paisley Wind collection by Lecien.

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Inspired by Staggered Strips from designers Melanie Greseth and Joanie Holton
Quilt tester: Jan Ragaller

Materials

• 42-10" squares assorted florals in white, pink, gray, blue, and red (quilt top)

• 1⁄2 yard binding fabric

• 3-1⁄3 yards backing fabric

• 58×75" batting

Finished quilt: 50 ×67"

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.

Cut Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.


From assorted 10" squares, cut:

• 74-5×10" rectangles

• 6-2-3⁄4 ×10" rectangles

From binding fabric, cut:

• 6-2-1⁄2 ×42" binding strips

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Assemble Quilt Top

1. Referring to Quilt Assembly Diagram for size placement, lay out 5×10" and 2-3⁄4×10" rectangles in seven rows.

2. Join pieces in rows; press seams in one direction, alternating direction with each row. Sew together rectangle rows to make quilt top. Press seams in one direction. The quilt top should be 50×67" including seam allowances.

Finish Quilt

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

2. Bind with binding strips.

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