Silver Trails Quilt

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This quilt finishes at approximately 48″ x 60″.

1 Layer Cake® {Silver Linings in Colors by Laundry Basket Quilts}
¾ yard light accent fabric
¾ yard dark accent fabric
1½ yard background fabric (shown as light teal in this quilt)
½ yard binding fabric
3¼ yard backing fabric

All seams are scant ¼”. WOF = width of fabric

CUTTING

  • Select 20 Layer Cake® squares for the main print in each block. Trim down to (20) 6½” squares.
  • From each of  7 light Layer Cake® squares, cut (5) 2″ x 10″ strips.
  • From each of  7 dark Layer Cake® squares, cut (5) 2″ x 10″ strips.
  • From light accent fabric, cut (7) 3½” x WOF strips. Subcut each strip into (12) 3½” squares.
  • From dark accent fabric, cut (7) 3½” x WOF strips. Subcut each strip into (12) 3½” squares.
  • From background fabric, cut (14) 3½” x WOF strips. Subcut each strips into (6) 3½” x 6½” rectangles.
PIECING
Choose two contrasting Layer Cake® strips. With right sides together, sew along the long side.  Press to towards the darker fabric. Repeat to join all light/dark strip sets.
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Cut each strip set into (5) 2″ segments.
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Combine 2-patches to create (80) 4-patches. You will have extra.
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Draw a diagonal line across the wrong side of each light and dark accent fabric square. Place one dark accent fabric square on a background fabric rectangle, right sides together. Sew along the pencil line. Trim ¼” away from the seam and press. Repeat on the opposite corner with a light accent fabric square.
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Make 40 of each mirror image block.

Assemble the block as shown below.  Make 20 blocks.

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Assemble the quilt top following the layout shown below.
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Layer, baste, and quilt as desired.

 

 Your finished quilt will measure approximately 48″ x 60″.

Oda May

Adapted from Sunny Trails by Corey Yoder.

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