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Quilting Projects

Project provided courtesy of:
Textile Creations   ©

Summer Splash Paisley Quilt

Textile Creations Fabric

  • Desert Ridge DR-12
  • Echo Lame 2234
  • Desert Ridge DR-11
  • Botanical Batiks BOB-36
  • Bengal B-183
  • Echo 2258
  • Echo 2257
  • Botanical Batiks BOB-32
  • Lava Spray LS-10
  • Bengal B-185

 

Materials

  • 1/2 yard of the ten fabrics listed above
  • 1-1/4 yard fabric for the backSummer paisley quilt fabric from Textile Creations @ www.textilecreations.com
  • 4 yards of cording for the covered piping
  • Batting

Cut

  • Forty 8-1/2” squares for the reverse appliqué as follows
    • 5 of DR-12       
    • 5 of BOB-36
    • 2 of B-183        
    • 4 of 2234
    • 3 of 2257        
    • 6 of BOB-32
    • 5 of LS-10        
    • 2 of B-185
    • 5 of DR-11        
    • 3 of 2258
  • Two 45” x 2” strips of 2234
  • Two 45” x 2” strips of DR-12
  • Two 45” x 2” strips of 2258
  • Two 45” x 2” strips of 2257
  • Four 45” x 2” strips DR-11 for binding
  • Four 45” x 2” strips BOB-36 for binding
  • One 40” x 44” rectangle for the back

Instructions

1. Draw two paisley motifs on the right side of twenty 8-1/2” squares.

2. Layer two squares on top of each other right side up and baste around the paisley. Finish with decorative stitch.

3. Cut out the TOP layer ONLY inside the stitching to reveal the bottom color and paisley design.

4. Construct the checker blocks by sewing two 45” x 2” strips together. Place right sides together and rotary cut with a slight angle once to the left once to the right. Sew right sides together to form a long strip; trim the strip to 3” wide.

5. Use the following diagram to assemble the quilt:

  • A = paisley block
  • B = turquoise and green stripe
  • C = white and red stripe

 

 

6. Layer the backing, batting, and the assembled top.

7. Machine quilt free-hand with spirals of all sizes.

8. For the binding, sew the cord inside the orange fabric and onto the purple batik.

9. Sew the binding and edging to the back of the quilt, right sides together.

 

10. Fold binding to the front side of the quilt and stitch between the piping and green fabric.

11. Finish size 36” x 42”.

 

Project developed by Pascale Gautier
12/05

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