Candy Bar Pinwheels

Bake shop

Hello it Doug Leko from Antler Quilt Design, I am excited to share with you my second Moda Bake Shop Recipe with you.

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  • 1~ Candy Bar Bundle
  • 5/8yd Background (Cream 14660-24)
  • 1/4yd Inner Border (Red 14660- 22)
  • 5/8yd Outer Border (Blue 14860-11)
  • 3/8yd Binding (Blue 14860-11)


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


Cutting Instructions:
From the Background Fabric Cut:
Three (3) 4 1/2” WOF Strips. Sub-cut into forty-eight (48) 2 1/2” x 4 1/2” rectangles.


From the Inner Border Fabric Cut:
Four (4) 1 1/2” WOF Strips.


From the Outer Border Fabric Cut:
Four (4) 4 1/2” WOF Strips.


From the Binding Fabric Cut:
Four (4) 2 1/4” WOF Strips.


From the Candy Bar Cut:
Thirty-six (36) 2 1/2” x 5” rectangles, into seventy-two (72) 2 1/2” squares.

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Block Construction:
Draw a line from corner to corner on wrong side of the 72 2 1/2” squares.

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1.  Place one (1) 2 1/2” onto the right corner on one (1) the background rectangle.  Sew from corner to corner and trim 1/4″ past seam line. Repeat with seventy-two (72) units as shown. Press out.

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2.  Gather twenty-four (24) of the units made in Step 1. Place a 2 1/2” square into the left corner of the unit. Sew from corner to corner and trim 1/4” past seam line. Repeat with twenty-four (24) units as shown. Press out.
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3. Gather twenty-four (24) of the units made in Step 1 and twenty-four (24) of the units made in Step 2. Sew them together with one (1) unit made in Step 2 on Top and one (1) Unit made in step 1 on Bottom. Repeat to make twenty-four (24) 4 1/2” square. Press down.

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4. Gather the twenty-four (24) units made in Step 3 and sew them in units as shown below. Repeat to make twenty-four (24) 4 1/2” x 8 1/2” rectangles. Press toward the right unit.

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5. Gather the twenty-four (24) units made in Step 4 and sew them into units as shown below. Repeat to make three (3) units 8 1/2” x 16 1/2” rectangle. Press toward the left unit.

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6. Gather three (3) units made in Step 5 and sew them into the center as shown below. Repeat to make one (1) unit 16 1/2” x 24 1/2” rectangle. Press towards right.
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7. Attach Inner Border starting with sides first and then top and bottom. Repeat with Outer Border. Press out.


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Quilt as desired,
Bind using your favorite method

A Candy Bar Pinwheels Topper. Size Approximately  26” x 34”
Bake shop

I hope you enjoy your new topper.
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Thanks,
Doug Leko

Doug Leko
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