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By Gerri Robinson

Esteemed development clothier Gerri Robinson indicates the way to flip usual precut materials into awesome initiatives for domestic decor.
Find 18 attractive patchwork styles that use five» and 10» squares, 2½» strips, fats quarters, and fats eighths
Create vintage designs and open up new percentages on your favourite precuts in attaining a managed or scrappy look
Get plenty of thoughts with crowd pleasing tasks in quite a few sizes, together with mattress and lap quilts, framed items, pillows, and cushions.

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Sew the pieces together to make a sashing row. Press the seam allowances toward the cream squares. The row should measure 4½" x 72½". Make six rows. 3 Lay out two cream 4½" x 8½" rectangles, six two-block units, and five Star blocks, as shown. Sew the pieces together to make a block row. Press the seam allowances toward the cream rectangles and Star blocks. The row should measure 8½" x 72½". Make five rows. 4 Lay out the rows as shown in the quilt assembly diagram. Join the rows and press the seam allowances toward the sashing rows.

Press the seam allowances in one direction. Make two strips. Sew a pieced strip to one end of a cream 4½" x 8½" rectangle to make a side border strip. Press the seam allowances toward the pieced strip. The border strip should measure 4½" x 16½". Make two. 3 Sew six assorted 2½" x 4½" rectangles together along their long edges. Press the seam allowances in one direction. Make two strips. Sew a pieced strip to one end of a cream 4½" x 12½" rectangle to make a top border strip. Press the seam allowances toward the pieced strip.

The strip should measure 4½" x 32½". Make two strips. 3 Sew 10 Four Patch blocks together to make a border strip. Press the seam allowances in one direction. The strip should measure 4½" x 40½". Make two strips. 4 Sew 12 Four Patch blocks together to make a border strip. Press the seam allowances in one direction. The strip should measure 4½" x 48½". Make two strips. Assembling the Quilt Top 1 Sew the white 16½"-long strips to opposite sides of the center block. Press the seam allowances toward the white strips.

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