Other Supplies: 1.5m plain white fabric, 75cm mustard and white print, 50cm plain blue, 25cm x 5 co-ordinating grey, blue and white prints, 50 x10cm fusible web, 100 x 80cm cotton wadding, Sewing thread, Pins, Sewing Machine
- Cut 1 x 22 1/2” x 30 1/2” from plain white for centre panel, and 1 x 100 x 80cm for backing.
- Using strip die and plates cut 4 strips from width of mustard and white fabric.
- Fuse web to the wrong side of plain blue fabric and using alphabet dies cut out 1 x a, 3 x b, 1 x o and 2 x y.
- Using triangle die cut out 19 sets of triangles from each of the 7 coloured fabrics (there will be a few triangles spare).
- Stitch 2 pairs of triangles, RS together, to make 2 triangles, and then stitch these, RS together, to make a square.
- Repeat mixing the colours and prints until you have made 128 squares.
- Lay the squares out in 8 rows of 16, and stitch each row, RS together, to make strips.
- Join the strips, RS together, in pairs so that you have 4 equal strips for the borders.
- Stitch a border, RS together, on opposite long sides of the centre panel.
- Stitch the remaining borders, RS together, to the top and bottom of the panel.
- Arrange the letters on the panel, fuse in place, and stitch by hand or machine.
- Layer the backing, WS up, wadding, and quilt top together, pin or tack and then quilt as desired.
- Stitch the binding strips, RS together, to make a long strip.
- Fold in half along the length, WS together, and press fold.
- Stitch the binding to the RS of the quilt, matching raw edges, miter the corners, and overlap the ends.
- Press the binding away from the quilt, fold to the back and stitch to the backing to complete the quilt.