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Basket Block Quilt

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
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Description
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
  • 1/4 yd each, quilting fabrics for blocks: A, B, C, D, E
  • 1 1/4 yd quilting fabric F for background
  • 3/4 yd quilting fabric G for background
  • 1 yd quilting fabric: setting triangles & corner blocks
  • 4 yds backing fabric
  • 3/4 yd binding fabric
  • 68" square batting
  • Basic sewing & quilting supplies
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron, pressing surface

DIRECTIONS: 1/4" seam allowance. WOF = Width of Fabric. RS = Right side(s), WS = Wrong side(s).
CUTTING:


A B C D E F G
3 3/8" 12 12 12 8 8 27 12
8 3/8 - - - - - 5 2
3 sq. - - - - - 9 4
3"x8" rect. - - - - - 18 8
5 7/8 sq. - - - - - 5 2

Binding fabric: Six 2 1/2"xWOF strips. Stitch short ends together. Press, with WS together & long edges even. Set aside.
Setting triangle/corner block fabric: Cut two 18 7/8" squares. Cut in half diagonally 2 times to form 8 setting triangles. Cut two 9 3/4" squares. Cut in half diagonally to form 4 corner triangles.

BASKET BLOCK: Make 13 total; 9 with Fabric F and 4 with Fabric G.
1. With RS together, stitch 1 large (F/G) triangle & 1 large (A/B/C/D/E) triangle together along long edge. Press seam allowance toward (A/B/C/D/E) to form center square.

2. With RS together stitch a small (F/G) triangle and a small (A/B/C/D/E) triangle together along long edge. Press seam allowance towards (A/B/C/D/E) fabric. Make 6 half-square triangles.

3. Stitch together 3 half-square triangles.

4. Stitch the unit to the center square. Press seam allowance toward the center square. Stitch together the remaining 3 half-square triangles. Stitch the 3" (F/G) square to the end of a unit. Stitch longer unit to the other side of the center square.

5. Stitch the remaining 3 3/8" coordinating triangles to the ends of the (F/G) rectangles.

6. Stitch rectangle units to larger pieced unit.

7. Stitch medium background triangle to pieced unit.

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