Sizzling Quilt Pattern

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For many of us, quilts evoke a sense of calm and warmth, a yearning for a cup of tea or cocoa and a paperback novel. For those of us who want to raise the mercury and spice up a drab room, this fiery quilt pattern is the answer.
Overall size: 65" x 65"
Block size: 12" x 12" finished
Block Count: 16
Purple sashing strips: 40 strips of 1-1/2" x 12-1/2"
Fuschia sashing strips: 25 strips of 1-1/2" x 1-1/2"
Outer vertical borders: 4 strips of 6=1/2" x 53-1/2"
Outer horizontal borders: 4 strips of 6-1/2 x 65-1/2"
Binding: Gold geometric print: enough 2-1/4" strips to equal 270" length

Step 1

Fabric key
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Step 2

Yardages given assume borders are cut selvage to selvage from border fabric; binding length equals measurement of all four sides plus extra inches for seaming together.

Step 3

Finished block: 12" x 12"
A: Cut 5-1/2" x 7-1/2"
B: Cut 6-1/2" x 7-1/2"
C: Cut 4-1/2" x 5-1/2"
D: Cut 4-1/2" x 6-1/2"
E: Cut 1-1/2" x 5-1/2"
F: Cut 1-1/2" x 6-1/2"
G: Cut 1-1/2" x 12-1/2"

Step 4

This free quilt pattern is excerpted with permission from "Quilting Block & Pattern-a-Day 2014 Calendar" by Debbie Kratovil and Jean Ann Wright, and published by Accord Publishing, a division of Andrews McMeel.

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