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Hip To Be Square

from ModernMaterialGirl
(7) Name: 'Quilting : Hip To Be Square
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sew an accurate 1/4 seam
  • baste, quilt and bind a finished top

Pattern Description:

This pattern is easy enough for a beginner, and requires very few matched seams. The full color photographs enhance the step-by-step instructions

-Finished size: approx 48 " by 56" (perfect for a lap quilt, couch throw or baby quilt)

BONUS INSTRUCTIONS included for an alternate design which uses a charm pack, plus 2 pieces of yardage (see last picture for an example)

This is such a great way to use a standard layer cake (42 10 inch squares) with almost no waste!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 48 x 56 (makes a nice lap or crib size


  • 1 layer cake or 14 fat quarters
  • 3.25 yards for backing and binding

You Will Also Need:

  • 54 x 64 inch piece of batting
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About the designer

I love to quilt! I used to crochet a lot, but once I discovered quilting, it took over as an obsession! I also sell additional patterns and finished quilts on Etsy.

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