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InstructionsCut 200 4 or 5" squares in white and 200 4 or 5" sqs (depending on the size quilt you desire) in a variety of oranges, plus a few in aqua and brown. Place right sides together a color and a white (on top) square. Draw a diagonal line on white square. Stitch a scant 1/4" seam on both sides of the middle line. Use rotary cutter to cut on the middle line. Press seams open and keep going in ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Stash of a variety of cotton fabrics in orange and white, with a few aquas and browns thrown in.
What was your inspiration?
My wonderful Aunt Phyllis loves orange, aqua, and brown. And she has a chipper, happy go lucky, orange personality. The sun always shines according to Aunt Phyllis. This quilt is a bit of additional sunshine!
What are you most proud of?
that she loves it!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Supposedly, the rule for HSTs is to cut the square 7/8" larger than the size square you want to end up with... BUT I ALWAYS add a full 1" and ALWAYS "square-up" the pressed open HST to the finish size desired. You square it up just a snitch on each side and voila: perfection. All your seams will match, be crisp points, and a joy to create.