By Sherri McConnell
Bring the hand-crafted culture domestic with those fascinating quilts and residential components. encouraged via a grandmother who enjoyed to stitch for her kinfolk, quilter and blogger Sherri McConnell provides conventional styles like hexagons, stars, snowballs, and Dresden Plates a brand new glance that includes materials through a few of today’s preferred designers. 19 comfortable tasks contain pillows, tote baggage, desk runners, and bigger quilts—quick and straightforward designs that make nice gifts.
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Assorted gray print fabrics: • Cut 12 strips 21/2˝ × 121/2˝ and 12 strips 21/2˝ × 101/2˝ for sashing. White fabric: • Cut 17 strips 21/2˝ × width of fabric for block backgrounds; subcut into: 18 rectangles 21/2˝ × 101/2˝ 36 rectangles 21/2˝ × 41/2˝ 81 squares 21/2˝ × 21/2˝ • Cut 5 strips 3˝ × width of fabric for border. Binding fabric: • Cut 5 strips 21/4˝ × width of fabric. 43 Grandma’s Garden 4. Sew a 21/2˝ × 41/2˝ white rectangle to each side of the unit from Step 3. 5. Place a white 21/2˝ × 21/2˝ square on one side of a green 21/2˝ × 41/2˝ rectangle, right sides together.
Sew the strips to the quilt and press the seams toward the outer borders. 5. Layer the backing, batting, and quilt top. Quilt as desired. Bind the edges (see Binding, pages 76 and 77).
Sew the borders to the quilt and press the seams toward the borders. 4. Layer the backing, batting, and quilt top. Quilt as desired. Bind the edges (see Binding, pages 76 and 77). Quilt layout Pieced by Sherri McConnell and quilted by Gail Begay Fabric collection: Verona by Emily Taylor Design for Riley Blake 48 A Quilting Life Quilts around the House Nothing says home quite like having quilts around to create beauty and add that special sense of warmth to any decor. ” The quilts in this section can serve a variety of purposes.
A Quilting Life: Creating a Handmade Home by Sherri McConnell