Monday, November 28, 2011
Monday Mystery Fabric Selection
Okay everyone, I chose my tropical prints to use in this quilt. It will be a great way to showcase them. Then you need to choose tone on tone prints to match them. (I think I am actually going to have to go to the fabric store to pick up some more variety). Here is what I have so far. You can squeeze a full border out of 1 fat quarter with some creative piecing but really full width cuts will work better.
Then you will need the following for each block border (tone on tone):
1 strip 4.5" by 7"
2 strips 4.5" by 11"
1 strip 4.5" by 15"
(these are all measurements I chose myself. I have no idea what they used in this group where I got the idea.)
Don't forget to keep your trimmings from both for the border...
See Step 1 below
Your blocks will then look like this.
If you want a lap size quilt, make about 20 blocks. If you want a twin, make about 30 etc.
But you are far from finished, this is only step one...
I am thinking that mine might be called Tahiti in December...