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


  • 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

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.