Candy Shop Quilt

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Hi! I’m Alison from Little Bunny Quilts and I’m back today sharing a darling project using Wing and Leaf! This project uses log cabin blocks made from a jelly roll and sweetens them up into lollipops! This project is best for intermediate or advanced sewists as it incorporates partial seams, strip piecing, and stitch and flip triangles. Finished quilt is 68 x 78 inches.

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One Wing and Leaf Jelly Roll
3.25 yards Moda Bella Frost Solid
4 yards Persimmon Wing and Leaf for backing
3/4 yard for binding (I used a fabric from my stash!)

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Cut the following from your background:

Eight (8) strips 2.5 inches x WOF

Ten (10) strips 5.5 inches x WOF

Fifteen (15) rectangles 12.5 inches x 2.5 inches

Sixty (60) 4 inch squares

 

From your jelly roll, pull out at least 5 brown strips to use as your sticks.

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Sew a 5.5 inch strip to each side of your chosen brown strips.

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From each strip set, cut three (3) 12.5 inch sections. You will need a total of 15 stick units.

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From the rest of your jelly roll, pick out 15 pairs of strips. You will want your pairs to have contrast. From each strip cut:

Two (2) 2.5 inch squares

Two (2) 6.5 inch x 2.5 inch rectangles

Two (10) 10.5 inch x 2.5 inch rectangles

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Using the 2.5 inch squares, sew them into a four patch. Press as desired.

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Using a partial seam, attach one of your 6.5 inch strips to the same corner color of the four patch. Press away from the four patch.

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Sew the remaining 6.5 inch strips to your unit in a clockwise fashion. Press away from the four patch.

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Complete the partial seam of your original 6.5 inch strip. Press away from the center.

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Make another partial seam with your 10.5 inch strip as shown previously. Press away from the center.

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Sew the remaining 10.5 inch strips in around the unit clockwise. Press away from the center.

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Complete the partial seam. You will need 15 swirling log cabin blocks. Press away from the center.

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Draw a diagonal line on each of your 4 inch squares. Align one 4 inch square with each corner of your log cabin swirl blocks. Stitch on the diagonal line, trim off the excess, and press.

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Sew each of your log cabin swirl blocks to one of your stick blocks.

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To nine of your lollipop units, sew a 12.5 x 2.5 inch strip to the bottom of the unit. To six of your lollipop units, sew a 12.5 x 2.5 inch strip to the top of the unit. Sew your 2.5 inch x WOF strips into pairs. Arrange your blocks and strips as shown in the diagram below.

 

 

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Sew your top together, quilt as desired, and bind!

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This quilt finishes at 68″ x 78″.

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Alison Vermilya
{Little Bunny Quilts}

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