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Just Red Valentine Quilt

Just Red Valentine Quilt

Written by: 
Lisa Calle

With it's mix of bold reds and lighter, softer pinks and white, as well as more saturated hues like a popping orange and a pink that demands to be seen and heard, Just Red makes Valentine's Day sewing projects easy. A dark, muted burgundy rounds out the collection and creates a complete range of tones, offering a captivating depth from light hues, to mid-tones, into a darker color that creates a soft, harmonious look.

Just Red Valentine Quilt

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Honeybun (Just Red by Zen Chic)
  • 3 yards background fabric (this includes binding)
  • 4 yards backing fabric

YIELD

55" x 55"

INSTRUCTIONS
From FABRIC A, cut::

* (32) 5.” squares, cut once on the diagonal
* (64) 2.” squares, cut once on the diagonal * (12) 3½” x 10½” sashing strips
* (6) 3½” xWOF strips; subcut into (5) 3½” x  49½” strips for sashing rows and top/bottom borders.
* (3) 3½” xWOF strips; subcut into (2) 3½” x 55½” strips for side borders

Use a scant ¼” seam allowance.

STEP 1. STRIP SETS
Sort honeybun into sets of 10 strips. Join strips together using a scant ¼” seam allowance. Press.
Note: If you press seams open, your strip sets will lie .atter and you will be able to cut the segments with less waste from squaring up.
Cut each strip set into 5” wide segments. Cut carefully to get 32 total strips sets measuring 5” x 10½”.

STEP 2. CORNER TRIANGLES
Sew 2 small background triangles to the top left and right corners of each segment. Take care with the bias edges. Trim excess fabric and press.
Sew 1 large background triangle to the lower left corner of 16 of the strip segments. Trim excess fabric and press
Sew 1 large background triangle to the lower right corner of 16 of the strip segments. Trim excess fabric and press

STEP 3. HEART BLOCKS
Combine left and right units to create heart blocks.
MAKE 16

STEP 4. SASHING AND BORDERS

Join blocks with sashing in rows as shown.

Add strips between each row and to the top and bottom of the quilt.
Add side borders.

STEP 5. FINISH QUILT
Baste, bind, and quilt as desired.

Just Red Valentine Quilt

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