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Love this one! Through the black fabric it becomes such a depth, that it becomes a three dimensional appearance. The best of it is, that it is so simple. :-)
I love this layout of the L-block. What size squares did you start with? Are the sashings 2.5 inches wide?
All of these quilt tops have already been donated, so I can't measure. But I know that the charity wanted finished quilts to be about 60 by 80 inches; sometimes I'd make them up to 62 x 82. On the green and blue quilt there appear to be nine blocks across plus two borders each about the same width, so that means each finished block must have been about 5.5 inches. I'd venture a guess that I started with 5 inch squares to finish to 4.5 inches and used 1.5 inch strips to finish to 1 inch on two sides of each square. The first border was likely cut 2 inches in width to finish to 1.5 and the outer border cut 4 inches to finish to 3.5 inches. Some of the other quilts have different proportions, though. It appears that the second and the last quilt has the finished square about two-thirds the width of the block, so I likely started with an unfinished square of 6.5 inches and used 3.5 inch width unfinished width strips, since there are only six blocks across the quilts.
Since there are so many 2.5 inch jelly rolls, this seems to be a realy great pattern. Am I correct , that the square woulld be cut 4.5 inches? I was looking for a pattern that would be good for seniors to use and still look fabulous, with only 3 pieces in a block!!! This looks like the one, with so many different layouts, it will be fun! Thanks!
Cutting the squares 4.5 inches to use with the 2.5 inch jelly roll strips would give results similar to the proportions seen in photos 2 and 5. But to get the same proportions as seen in photo 1, the squares would need to be 9.5 inches. That would make a mighty large quilt, though, unless one cut down the number of blocks. The proportion of some of the other quilts seem to be different yet. I use whatever size seems to work with the fabric I have on hand. The design ends up looking a little different that way - but then isn't that half the fun?
This is wonderful, I make charity quilts and this will be so simple but give a wow factor! Thank you so much for sharing
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