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Happy Days Quilt

Happy Days Quilt

Written by: 
Oda May

Happy Days by Sherri & Chelsi will be in shops in late-February.

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YIELD

This quilt/project finishes at 62" x 78".

INGREDIENTS

1¼ yards Fabric 1 [37600 11]
1½ yards Fabric 2 [37605 14]
2 yards Fabric 3 [37603 11]
1 yard Fabric 4 for border
4¾ yards backing
5/8 yard binding

INSTRUCTIONS

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From Fabric 1, cut:
[A] (208) 2½” squares
[B] (48) 2½” x 4½” rectangles
[C] (24) 2⅞” squares cut once on the diagonal to make 48 triangles

From Fabric 2, cut:
[A] (176) 2½” squares
[B] (80) 2½” x 4½” rectangles
[D] (12) 3⅜” squares

From Fabric 3, cut:
(31) 8½” squares

From Fabric 4, cut:
(7) 3½” x WOF strips. Remove selvedges and piece end-to-end. Subcut (2) 3½” x 72½” side borders and (2) 3½” x 62½”  top and bottom borders

From Binding fabric, cut:
(8) 2½” x WOF strips

STEP 1. MAKE FLYING GEESE

Draw a diagonal line on the back a 2½” Fabric 2 square {A}. Place square right sides together on the right-hand side a 2½” x 4½”  Fabric 1 rectangle {B}. Sew along the line and trim ¼” away from the seam. Press. Repeat on the left-hand side, creating a flying geese block. Make (48) units measuring 2½” x 4½” unfinished.

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Repeat with Fabric 2 B rectangles and Fabric 1 A squares. Make 80 units measuring 2½” x 4½” unfinished.

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STEP 2.  MAKE SQUARE IN SQUARE CENTERS

Sew one triangle to edge of 3⅜” square. Press. Repeat on opposite side. Trim dog ear corners. Add triangles to remaining sides and press. Square should measure 4½” square.

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STEP 3. ASSEMBLE BLOCK A

Join Block A components as shown. Make 20.

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STEP 4. ASSEMBLE BLOCK B

Join Block B components as shown. Make 12.

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STEP 5. ASSEMBLE ROWS

Join A blocks and squares cut from Fabric 3 to create row. Make 5.

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Join B blocks and squares cut from Fabric 3 to create row. Make 4.

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ASSEMBLE QUILT

Join the rows as shown. Add borders. Press well. Sandwich, baste, quilt and bind as desired.

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This quilt finishes at 62" x 78".

Oda May

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