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Welcome to Cora's Quilts on Craftsy! My name is Shelley: wife, mom, quilter, and designer from Sacramento, CA.

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Surf Birds Quilt (#9003)

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(7) Name: 'Quilting : Surf Birds Quilt (#9003)
Surf Birds Quilt (#9003)
Surf Birds Quilt (#9003)
Surf Birds Quilt (#9003)
Surf Birds Quilt (#9003)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic Applique
  • Sewing with a 1/4" seam
  • Basting, quilting, and binding a quilt

Pattern Description:

This pattern combines a mixture of basic applique and piecing to create a quilt that celebrates a sunny day spent at the beach, watching the little birds run in and out of the surf. You can use fat eights, fat quarters, or even charm squares!

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Please Note:
This pattern is for personal use, but permission is also granted to make this item to sell in small quantities, provided that the item is handmade by you and that you credit Cora's Quilts for the design. No mass production is allowed. This pattern is protected by federal copyright; reproduction is not permitted.

Pattern copyright 2009, Michelle N. Cavanna. All rights reserved.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 36" x 39 1/2"


  • 8 Fat Eights -or- 8 Fat Quarters -or- 73 - 5" Charm Squares, plus 1 - 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" piece
  • Background fabric: 3/4 yard
  • Binding Fabric: 1/4 yard
  • Pellon Craft Fuse: 1/4 yard of 7" x 12" piece
  • Backing & Batting: 40" x 45" piece of each

You Will Also Need:

  • Rotary Cutter, Rotary Ruler, and Cutting Mat
  • Iron, Ironing Board, and Starch (if desired)

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