Gardenvale Chain Quilt

finished-nolines

8cb62-title_ingredients

14 jelly rolls strips (shown in Gardenvale by Jen Kingwell) for blocks
8 jelly roll strips for binding
3½ yards background fabric and inner border
7/8 yard cheater print for border (SKU 18100 11, 18100 12, or 18100 13)
½ yard outer border fabric
4 yards backing fabric

96b91-title_instructions

CUTTING

Chain
From the jelly roll strips, select 13 strips: cut in half (you need 26-2½” x 22″ strips)
From one jelly roll strip, cut 6-2½” x 2½” squares for the Sashing

Background
Cut 4-10½” x WOF strips and subcut:
3-10½” x 22″
25-10½” x 2½”
4-4½” x 4½”

Cut 5-6½” x WOF strips and subcut:
5-6½” x 22″
40-6½” x 2½”

Cut 12-2½” x WOF strips
select 6 strips: cut in half (you need 11-2½” x 22″ strips)
select 6 strips: sew together then cut:
2-2½” x 62½” strips (inner border)
2-2½” x 54½” strips (inner border)

PIECING

Use scant ¼” seams

1| Blocks
(A) Sew 1-2½” x 22″ Background and 2-2½” x 22″ Chain strips together. Make 5 strip sets. Cut into 40-2½” wide units.

MBS-gardenvale01
(B) Sew 1-2½” x 22″ Chain and 2-2½” x 22″ Background strips together. Make 3 strip sets. Cut into 20-2½” wide units.

MBS-gardenvale01a
(C) Combine units as shown to make one Nine Patch. Make 20 Nine Patches.

MBS-gardenvale02
(D) Sew 1-6½” x 22″ Background and 2-2½” x 22″ Chain strips together. Make 5 strip sets. Cut into 40-2½” wide units.

MBS-gardenvale03
(E) Combine 2-6½” x 2½” Background rectangles, 1-Nine Patch and 2-Block Sashings to make a Block. Make 20 Blocks.

MBS-gardenvale04

2 | Sashing

Sew 1-2½” x 22″ Chain and 1-10½” x 22″ Background strip together. Make 3 strip sets. Cut into 24-2½” wide units.

MBS-gardenvale05

3 | Quilt Center

Combine 4-Sashings and 1-2½” Chain square to make one Sashing row. Make 6.
Combine 4-Blocks and 5-10½” x 2½” Backgrounds to make one Block row. Make 5. Join the rows. The quilt center is 50½” x 62½”.

MBS-gardenvale06

4 | Borders

Sew cheater border fabric strips end-to-end and cut into 2 – 4½” x 62½” for top and bottom borders and 2 – 4½” x 66½” side borders.

Add the 2-2½” x 62½” Background strips to the sides of the quilt top. Add the 2-2½” x 54½” Background strips to the top and bottom. Add the Cheater Borders, first to the quilt sides then to the top and bottom.

Add the 2-2½” x 74½” Border strips to the sides of the quilt top. Add the 2-2½” x 66½” Border strips to the top and bottom.

MBS-gardenvale08

Sew the 8-2½” x WOF Binding strips together. Layer, quilt, bind . ENJOY!

4b2da-title_yield

Quilt is 66″ x 78″.
{Adapted from Moda’s free pattern Simple Chain Quilt}

Comments are closed.