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2strings on craftsy.com
Lincoln, NE

Since retiring from my teaching career I've discovered that there is life outside of the classroom! I spend parts of most of my days indulging in my favorite hobbies of quilting and sewing. I started ...

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Beach Summer (lap quilt or wall hanging)

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(7) Name: 'Quilting : Beach Summer (lap quilt or wall hanging)
Beach Summer (lap quilt or wall hanging)
Beach Summer (lap quilt or wall hanging)
Beach Summer (lap quilt or wall hanging)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic quilting skills, use of fusible web

Pattern Description:

What says "summer" more clearly than a new mix and match beach wardrobe?

This little quilt is large enough for a lap quilt and small enough to use as a bright, summer wall hanging.

This quilt was made with a layer cake, but it could easily be sewn with just a few choice fabrics or with colorful scraps.

The layer cake used here is from Moda's new "High Street" fabrics. To this I added a light gray fabric for the applique blocks. So bright and summery, and I have fabrics left over to make something else. A table runner using three or four of the templates might be fun.

Designed with squares surrounded by simple sashings and cornerstones, this quilt is perfect for beginning quilters. The appliques are quickly attached with fusible web and stitched around with a machine zigzag stitch.

Full size templates for the square blocks are included. The instructions are detailed and filled with helpful photos and diagrams.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have though email or on my Facebook page.

Email: klee2strings@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/KLee2Strings
Blog: http://klee2strings.blogspot.com/

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 40" x 40"


  • One layer cake or 1 1/2 yards light colored solid or small print for applique block background . 1/2 yard medium print for cornerstone squares and rectangles. 1 1/2 yards mixed prints for sashings and applique pieces. 1 1/2 yards backing fabric. 1/2 yard fabric for binding.

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