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December 27: Mistletoe Quilt Setting

December 27: Mistletoe Quilt Setting

Written by: 
Mary Andra Holmes

Today is our second setting option! Now is the time to start putting our Christmas quilt together.

Blocks you will need: (5) 18 1/2" blocks, (4) 12 1/2" blocks and (20) 6 1/2" blocks.

Borders and Binding - 1 3/4 yards of fabric.

Backing - 4 yards

Batting - queen size.

 

Assembly : Make (4) groups consisting of (1) 12 1/2" block and (5) 6 1/2" blocks.

Follow grouping in picture below.

Stitch two 6 1/2" blocks together one above the other. Stitch these two blocks to the right or left side of your   12 1/2" block.

Stitch three 6 1/2"  blocks together side by side. Stitch these three blocks to the top or bottom of your 12 1/2" block.

Stitch rows together.

Top row (1) 18 1/2" block to group of 12 1/2" and 6 1/2" blocks to 18 1/2" block.

Middle row (1) group of blocks to 18 1/2" block to group of blocks.

Bottom row (1) 18 1/2" block to group of blocks to (1) 18 1/2" block.

Stitch the three rows together.

Borders - Cut 2 strips 3 1/2" x 54 1/2" and stitch to sides of your quilt.

Cut 2 strips 3 1/2" x 61" and stitch to top and bottom of your quilt.

Binding -  Cut 4 strips 2 1/2" x 72". Stitch these strips together. You will need approximately 245" for binding.

 

 

Wishing all the happiest of holidays. May your use your quilt for years and years. May you enjoy all the fun memories you made along the way too.

I know I will.  Thanking all for following alone.

Mary Andra Holmes

(MahQuilter, Sistersquiltingtrunk.blogspot.com)

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