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Tuscan Quilt

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Use fabrics with images such as grapes and sunflowers to create a rich quilt reminiscent of Tuscany. This intermediate quilt pattern features a unique lattice design.


Tuscany Quilt
 

Materials:

  • Fabric A: Lg. Packed Allover (1487647) 1 yard
  • Fabric B: Lattice Ironwork (1487696) 11/3 yard
  • Fabric C: Suflower Daisies (1487695) ½ yard
  • Fabric D: Tuscany Weave (1487694) 2¼ yards
  • Fabric E: Grapes Tossed (1487688) 2 yards
  • Fabric F: Diagonal Stripe (1487687) 1¼ yards
  • Backing: Your Choice 4 yards

NOTE: All seam allowances are ¼”. Please read all directions before beginning and press carefully step-by-step. Border measurements are approximate, always measure your quilt top before cutting border lengths.


Cutting Directions:

  • Fabric A: Fussy cut nine 8½” squares, making sure the image is on point (see quilt photo).
  • Fabric B: Cut (128) 2” x 3½” strips. Cut seven 2½” x width of fabric (WOF) strips. Piece them together into two 2½” x 54½” strips and two 2½” x 50½” strips.
  • Fabric C: Fussy cut sixteen 3½” squares, centering one sunflower in each square.
  • Fabric D: Cut eighteen 2½” x 12½” strips and eighteen 2½” x 8½” strips and (320) 2” squares. Cut seven 2¼” x WOF strips. Piece them together for the binding.
  • Fabric E: Cut sixty-four 3½” squares. Cut seven 4½” strips. Piece the strips into two 4½” x 62½” strips and two 4½” x 54½” strips.
  • Fabric F: Cut eight 2” strips from the width of fabric (WOF). Cut sixty-four 2” x 5” pieces from the strips. Cut three 5” strips from the WOF. Cut these strips into sixty-four 2” x 5” pieces.
  • Backing: Sew together into one 70” square for the backing.
     

Assembly Instructions:

  1. Place one 2” Fabric D square on top left side of one 2” x 5” Fabric F rectangle, right sides together. Make sure direction of the stripes on the fabric match the diagram in Figure 1. Sew across the diagonal of the square from the upper right corner to the lower left corner (fig 1). Flip open the triangle formed and press (fig 2).
     
  2. Place another 2” Fabric D square on top right side of the 2” x 5” Fabric F rectangle, right sides together (fig 3). Sew across the diagonal of the square from the upper right corner to the lower left corner (fig 3). Flip open the triangle formed and press (fig 4). Make sixty-four of Unit A.
     
  3. Place one 2” Fabric D square on top left side of one 2” x 5” Fabric F rectangle, right sides together. Make sure the direction of the stripes on the fabric match the diagram in Figure 5. Sew across the diagonal of the square from the upper left corner to the lower right corner (fig 5). Flip open the triangle formed and press.
     
  4. Place another 2” Fabric D square on top right side of the 2” x 5” Fabric F rectangle, right sides together. Sew across the diagonal of the square from the upper left corner to the lower right corner. Flip open the triangle formed and press (fig 5). Make sixty-four of Unit B.
     
  5. Sew One Unit A and Unit B together (fig 6) to make a set. Make a total thirty-two sets.
     
  6. Follow the block layout and sew together sixteen Pieced Blocks.
     
  7. Sew one 2½” x 8½” Fabric D strips to each side of one 8½” Fabric A square. Sew one 2½” x 12½” Fabric D strip to the top and bottom of the Fabric A square. Repeat to make nine Main Block squares.
     
  8. Follow the quilt photo and sew the Pieced Blocks and Main Blocks together into diagonal rows. Sew the rows together to make the quilt top.
     
  9. Follow the quilt photo and trim the quilt top to measure 50½” square.
     
  10. Sew one 2½” x 50½” Fabric B strip to each side of the quilt top. Sew one 2½” x 54½” strip to the top and bottom of the quilt top.
     
  11. Sew one 4½” x 54½” Fabric E strip to each side of the quilt top. Sew one 4½” x 62½” Fabric E strip to the top and bottom of the quilt top.
     
  12. Layer, quilt and bind as desired.
     

Tuscany Quilt Diagram

 

Tuscany Quilt Figures

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