Christmas Packages

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Hello, my name is Doug Leko. I am 17 years old and I LOVE to design and make quilts. My mom got me started in quilting about 11 years ago.

For the past couple years I have been creating my own line of quilt patterns – I design under the name Antler Quilt Design.

I’m excited to share with you my first Moda Bake Shop Recipe!


bake shop final

  • One Layer Cake (shown is 12 Days of Christmas, NEW for Christmas 2010 by Kate Spain)
  • 1- 1/2 yards of Block Sashing Fabric (Red 27023 -12)
  • 1- 3/4 yards of Outer Border Fabric (Cream 27030 – 11)
  • 5/8 yard of Binding Fabric (Cream 27030 – 11)


1/4” seam allowance used throughout.
WOF = width of fabric

From the Block Sashing Fabric cut
Two (2) 10” WOF strips. Sub-cut into thirty-five (35) 10” x 2” rectangles.
Two (2) 11” WOF strips. Sub-cut into thirty-five (35) 11” x 2” rectangles.
From the Outer Border Fabric cut
Eight (8) 6-1/2” WOF strips.
From the Binding Fabric cut
Eight (8) 2-1/4” WOF strips.



 Block Construction:
Position one Layer Cake square in front of you and cut in from the right-hand side 3”. Repeat with all 35 squares as shown.
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Add one 10” x 2” Block Sashing rectangle between the two Layer Cake pieces just cut. Picture 167
Sew the unit back together as pictured below. Press seams in towards Block Sashing fabric. Proof to 11” x 10”. Repeat with all 35 squares as shown. 
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Next measure up from the bottom 3” and cut. Make 35 units. Picture 173  
Add one 11” x 2” Block Sashing rectangle between the two Layer Cake pieces. Repeat with all 35 squares as shown.Picture 175

Sew the unit back together as pictured below. Press seams in towards the Block Sashing fabric. Proof to 11” square. Repeat with all 35 squares as shown.
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Layout

Arrange your blocks as pictured below and sew the rows together. I did have a couple blocks that didn’t make the quilt and that’s okay.

Border

Attach the Outer Borders – sides first, then the top and bottom. Press your seams towards the Outer Border.

Quilt as desired.
Bind using your favorite method.


A festive Christmas Packages quilt; sized approximately 65”x 86”.
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I hope you enjoy your Christmas Packages Quilt!
Thank you to my dear friend Sarah Q. for the beautiful way she quilted my sample.
Check out other fun patterns by Antler Quilt Design:  http://www.antlerquiltdesign.com/
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