Lattice

Lattice

Written by: 
Michele Kuhns

lattice_cover.jpg

Make your own lattice for your Summer in the Garden quilt! 

Lattice is made using two techniques that may be new to beginning quilters - half rectangle triangles and partial seams. These are important techniques to learn. We recommend practicing this block with some scrap fabrics before cutting into your precious prints for this quilt-along.

summer-garden_yield.jpg

12" block

summer-garden_ingredients.jpg

12” BLOCK

From fabric 1, cut:
[A] (4) pieces from Template A
[C] (1) 2” square

From fabric 2, cut:
[A] (4) pieces from Template A

From fabric 3, cut:
[B] (4) 2” x 7¼” rectangles

Print template A in the Printer Friendly file at the end of this post. Please note that printing directly from the browser can cause scaling problems. We recommend that you download the PDF to your computer and then print from that file.

summer-garden_instructions.jpg

STEP 1. MAKE RECTANGLE UNITS

Assemble half rectangles using (1) each of Fabric 1 and Fabric 2 template pieces. Be sure to offset the fabrics by about ¼” so they will line up correctly after you sew them together along the long edge. Test first with scrap fabric if this is your first time working with half rectangle units.

Press to Fabric 2. Make 4.
lattice_rectangles.jpg

STEP 2. MAKE CORNER UNITS

Sew (1) Fabric 3 strip to the Fabric 1 long side of rectangle block unit.  Press towards Fabric 3.  Make 4.  

lattice_corners.jpg

STEP 3. ASSEMBLE BLOCK

Mark ¼” from one end of [C] 2” Fabric 1 square.  Sew square to the corner of one block unit along the Fabric 3 side, starting at the top edge of the square and stopping at the 1/4” mark  Press towards the rectangle block unit.

Continue  to add corner untis in a counterclockwise manner as as shown.

Add the last unit to the bottom left of the completed sections by sewing in from the outer left edge to a point ¼” from the end of the newest addition.  Backstitch here.

To close the partial seam: fold the block right sides together vertically to line up the remaining un-sewn seam.  Insert needle into the pervious stopping point and stitch to the outside edge to complete the block. Press.

lattice_assembly1.jpg

Michele Kuhns

Crayon Box Quilt Studio

UPDATE:  The Newsletter link to the Summer in the Garden blocks for last week - August 16 - were not sent.  

  • Garden Home - This block needed a correction, I do not know if the Printer-Friendly PDF has been updated.
  • Coneflower - Bonus block.  This block also needed a correction, and I don't know if it has been updated.

summer-garden_printer-friendly.jpg

Find all Summer in the Garden posts by clicking {HERE}.

Comments