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Jennie Rayment’s Storm At Sea Quiltlet!

Crafter's Companion – 26/03/20

(Finished size 32” square)

Take a traditional block, add a border for a pretty cot quilt or play mat.

You Will Need:

  • Gemini Build-A-Block Die: 6.5” Half Square Triangle
  • Gemini Build-A-Block Plus: 6.5” Isosceles Triangle 3.5 x 6.5” Half Rectangle Triangle
  • Threaders Bee Happy 100% cotton fabric:
  • 50cm Bee Garden
  • 50cm Mint
  • 50cm Honeybee
  • 50cm Honey
  • 34” (90cm) square wadding & backing
  • Thread to match fabrics

Note:

  • Cut Eight Honey and Eight Honeybee 6.5” Half Square Triangles (HST)
  • Cut Eight Bee Garden 6.5” Isosceles Triangles
  • Cut Eight pairs 3.5 x 6.5” Half Rectangle Triangles

Step 1:

Sew one Honey and one Honey HST together to make a square. Repeat with remaining pieces and make eight squares in total. Press seams open and flat.

Step 2:

Sew four of these squares to make a larger square.

Step 3:

Stitch one Half Rectangle to either side of one Bee Garden Isosceles Triangle. Press seams open and flat. Make seven more.

Step 4:

Arrange design as shown.

Step 5:

Stitch all four sets of Mint and Bee Garden squares together in pairs, Attach one pair to either side of central square.

Step 6:

Sew one Honeybee/Honey square to either end of both remaining sections. Attach to other sides of panel as shown.

Step 7:

Cut Two 4¼ x 24½” strips and sew to either sides of panel. Press seams to outer edge.

Step 8:

Cut Two 4¼ x 32” strips. Attach to remaining sides. Press seams to outer edge.

Step 9:

Layer completed panel on wadding and backing fabric. (Follow Stage 10 – 11 Tablerunner)

Step 10:

Quilt as desired using Arc, Scallop and Chevron Quilting Pattern Guides. (See Stage 11-12 Tablerunner.)

On completion of quilting, bind in your favourite manner and enjoy!