Charity Crosses

Charity Crosses is made with the beautiful new
Collection for a Cause by Howard Marcus
At Temecula Quilt Co we are all about reproductions and
 like to add a “piece” of the past to a quilt for today.

One Layer Cake – Collection for a Cause – Charity

1 Yard Bella Solid – Ivory
Half Yard – Binding
 2- 1/2 yards – Backing


1. Cut each “piece” of Layer Cake as follows:
– 4 – 4″ squares
– 4 – 2″x4″ rectangles
– 1 – 2″x2″ squares
From solid background fabric cut:
– 28 – 2″x 9″ strips
– 8  – 2″x WOF strips

2. Mix and Match cut pieces to create 35 different blocks.

3. Sew each section together and press seams as follows:
– Press center section towards middle
– Press two other sections outward

4. Sew three sections together
5. Press and repeat for all 35 blocks.
6. Another look at the finished blocks

7. Layout quilt top with 7 rows of 5 blocks.

8. Place a 2″ x 9″ strip of Bella Solid between each block.

9. Sew rows together horizontally, press toward light background strips.
10. Piece 2″x WOF strips of background fabric to create a piece as wide as your quilt.

11. Piece rows together being sure to line up vertical sashing strips.

12. Quilt as desired and bind.

One beautiful throw for a chilly spring evening.
Completed Quilt 46″ x 65″

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1800’s Vintage Quilt


by Sheryl Johnson of Temecula Quilt Co

This quilt is a reproduction of a 1800’s doll quilt. It has been very popular at our shop and is not as difficult as it might look.

1 Charm Square Pack – Alliance – Collection for a Cause by Howard Marcus
1/2 yard Moda Bella Solid – Ivory
2/3 yard coordinating fabric for backing
1/4 yard binding


Instant Vintage – Our special formula for giving a new project a vintage feel.

From Charm Squares cut:
each charm square into 4* 1-1/4″ strips.
Divide strips into 2 piles.
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From background fabric cut:
8* 1-1/4″ x wof strips of background fabric.
3* 2-3/4″ x wof strips – subcut into 16 2-3/4″ squares
8* 2-3/4″ x 7-1/4″ rectangles
Using 6 of your 1 1/4″ x wof background strips attach charm square
strips to one side using a chain piecing technique.
Here are the strips with half of the charm square strips attached.

Cut each segment apart – Press toward dark

Add another dark strip to create 24 dark – light – dark strips.
Press toward Dark
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Subcut into 70 1-1/4″ pieces.

Add another light strip to create 11 light – dark – light strips
Press toward dark.
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Subcut into 49 1-1/4″ pieces
Add another light strip to create 4 light – light – dark strips
You will only need 4 pieces but if you sew 4 strips you
will not end up with the same fabric in your corners
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Subcut into 4 1-1/4″ pieces
Create 9-patch units as follows –
29* – 9-patches with dark corners
8* 9-patches with light corners
4* 9-patches with 3 dark corners and 1 light corner

Using 2-3/4″ squares of background fabric
piece 4 units like this.

Piece 1 block that looks like this


Using 2-3/4″ x 7-1/4″ rectangles of background fabric
piece 4 units like this.
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Piece 9 blocks together to complete top
Quilt as desired, bind
Tea dye your quilt to give it a vintage feel.

One darling doll quilt with a vintage feel.
Finished Size 20″ x 20″

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Vintage Brick Doll Quilts



1 Charm Pack – I used Legacy – Collection for a Cause
You will need at least 12 light and 12 dark charm squares
2 Fat Quarters – One light and one dark for background
2 Fat Quarters – Backing and binding


If you are making two quilts separate charm squares into two piles – light and dark

Cutting: Cut each charm square two – 2″ x 4″ rectangles.
For a total of 23 light and 23 dark 2″ x 4″ bricks
From each of your light and dark fat quarters cut the following:
6 – 2″ x 19″ strip
18 – 2″ squares

Piecing instructions will be for one quilt – repeat if you are making both.

Piecing:
Step One – Attach a 2″ background square to 18 of your 2″ x 4″ bricks.
Piece rows together as follows:
3 rows with 5 bricks
2 rows with 4 bricks


Step Two – Assemble quilt top alternating and offsetting 5 brick row and 4 brick row with
2″ x 19″ strips background fabric separating each row.
Step 3 – Quilt as desired using your remaining two fat quarters.
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Bind using left over backing fabric or another favorite
from the collection.

Two Vintage Brick doll quilts –
Not sure what to do with them? Here are a few ideas. Find more at Temecula Quilt Co.


Enjoy!

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