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Fly By Lap Quilt

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16804

Sizzix 101

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Print Idea

Overview

It’s timeless as it is treasured. Whether you’re into pale fabrics or shabby chic…muted or bold… this pattern is easy to put together and looks amazing from any angle.

Sizzix Die(s) Used

  • Sizzix Bigz Die - Half-Square Triangles, 2 1/2" Assembled Square
  • Sizzix Bigz Die - Square, 4" Finished (4 1/2" Unfinished)
  • Sizzix Bigz Die - Half-Square Triangles, 4 1/2" Assembled Square
  • Sizzix Bigz Die - Square, 2" Finished (2 1/2" Unfinished)
  • Sizzix Bigz XL 25" Die - Strips, 2 1/2" Wide

Instructions

Fabric Requirements:

YardageFabricCutting Instructions
1.1m x 112cm Dark brown leaf Cut (10) 2 1/2" wide Strips for exterior border and binding
Cut (24) 4 1/2" Half-Square Triangles
30cm x 112cm Dark brown small print Cut (24) 4 1/2" Half-Square Triangles
1m x 112cm Cream leaf Cut (24) 4 1/2" Squares
Cut (24) 4 1/2" Half-Square Triangles
30cm x 112cm Cream spot Cut (48) 2 1/2" Half-Square Triangles
2.5m x 112cm Sage print Cut (24) 4 1/2" Half-Square Triangles
Cut (48) 2 1/2" Half-Square Triangles
Cut (48) 2 1/2" Squares
40cm x 112cm Jade print Cut (5) 2 1/2" wide Strips for interior border
150 x 110cm Wadding

Notes:

  • Read all instructions before starting.
  • All seam allowances are 6mm (1/4") unless noted.
  • Press all seams towards the darker colour.

Piecing the Project:

  1. Use the photo as a guide. Place a 2 1/2" sage Half-Square Triangle and a 2 1/2" cream dot Half-Square Triangle right sides together and stitch the diagonal seam. Press. Stitch to a 2 1/2" cream leaf Square. Repeat once. Join these two together to make a 4 1/2" square unit. Repeat 23 times. See Diagram 1.
  2. Place a 4 1/2" sage Square Triangle and a 4 1/2" dark brown leaf right sides together and stitch the diagonal seam. Press. Repeat 23 times. Stitch two different 4 1/2"square units together to form a 4 1/2" x 8 1/2" rectangle. Repeat 23 times. Join the rectangles together to create an 8 1/2" square. Repeat 11 times. See Diagram 2.
  3. Place a 4 1/2" cream leaf Half-Square Triangle and a 4 1/2" dark brown small print right sides together and stitch the diagonal seam. Repeat 23 times. Stitch to 4 1/2" cream leaf square to form a 4 1/2" x 8 1/2" rectangle. Repeat 23 times. Join the 4 1/2" x 8 1/2" rectangles together to create an 8 1/2" square. Repeat 11 times. See Diagram 3.
  4. Use the photo as a guide. Stitch rows 1, 3 and 5 together in alternating blocks 1 , 2 , 1 ,2.
  5. Stitch rows 2, 4 and 6 together in alternating blocks 2, 1, 2, 1.
  6. Join five 2 1/2" jade print strips to make a one long strip. Stitch to the long sides of the quilt. Trim to length. Stitch the remaining border strips to the top and bottom of the quilt.
  7. Join five 2 1/2" dark brown leaf strips to make a one long strip. Stitch to the long sides of the quilt. Trim to length. Stitch the remaining border strips to the top and bottom of the quilt.
  8. Layer the backing wrong side up, wadding and top, right sides up, and pin together.
  9. Quilt as desired.
  10. Trim the backing and wadding to match the quilt top.
  11. Stitch the binding strips, right sides together, into one long strip.
  12. Fold in half, wrong sides together, along the length and press the fold.
  13. Stitch the binding to the quilt, matching raw edges and mitering the corners and overlapping the ends.
  14. Press away from the quilt, and fold over to the back.
  15. Slipstitch the fold to the back of the quilt.