Dusk deep blue combines with fresh colors to bring to mind sunset skies

Dusk deep blue combines with new colors to bring to mind sunset heavens.


Quilt Designed & Produced by
Holly Seever
Ability Level
Challenging
Finished Blocks
1 Block 20˝ x 20˝
NOTE: Watch Pattern Pull-Out Section
for templates.
Planning
The angular elements in the center of Nata- lie’s quilt are beautifully framed by the curving components in the outer edge.
Natalie implies that you try out the curves using scrap fabrics prior to piecing with your true quilt fabrics. This way you can really hit your stride before at- inviting the tiny curves along with your quilt fabrics.
Utilize a precise 1/4˝ seam allowance throughout to ensure all components of the quilt fit together well.
Manage all prejudice edges carefully to avoid distortion.
Fabric Prerequisites
Fabric yardage assumes 40″ usable width of fabric (WOF) unless otherwise noticed.
•Navy solid
2⅛ yds. For block and piecing
•Medium blue solid
⅞ yd. For block, piecing, and boundary 1
•Aqua strong
⅞ yd. For block, piecing, and border 3
•Gold solid
⅞ yd. For block and piecing
•Chartreuse strong
⅞ yd. For block, piecing, and binding
•Backing
3⅝ yds.
•Batting
60˝ x 60˝
NOTE: Fabrics in the quilt shown are from the Ruby and Bee Solids set by Heather Ross and Annabel Wrigley for Windham Fabrics.

Cutting Instructions
Patches are lettered in order of use. Measurements include ¼˝ seam allowances.
•Navy solid
2 squares 6¼˝ (A) 4 squares 4¼˝ (E) 32 squares 3⅞˝ (D) 8 squares 3⅜˝ (B) 8 squares 3˝ (J)
16 squares 2˝ (L) 108 Template H
4 Template I
•Medium blue solid
3 strips 2½˝ x WOF for border 1 4 squares 3⅜˝ (B)
16 squares 2⅜˝ (F)
56 Template G
•Aqua solid
5 strips 2˝ x WOF for border 3 4 squares 7¼˝ (C)
1 square 6¼˝ (A)
1 square 5½˝ (K)
4 squares 3½˝ (M) 4 squares 3˝ (J)
•Gold solid
2 squares 7¼˝ (C) 8 squares 3⅜˝ (B) 8 squares 3˝ (J)
60 Template G
•Chartreuse solid
6 strips 2½˝ x WOF for binding 2 squares 7¼˝ (C)
8 squares 3⅜˝ (B)

Piecing the Blocks
6Referring to Fast Flying Geese in
Quilt Basics and to Diagram I-A, use navy solid A and medium blue solid B’s to make 4 Flying Geese 1’s total.

Flying Geese 1
Make 4
Diagram I-A
In a similar manner, referring to Dia- gram I-B and using A’s and B’s, make Flying Geese 2’s–3’s in colors and quantities shown. Using C’s and D’s, make Flying Geese 4’s–6’s in colors and quantities shown. Make 16 Fly- ing Geese 7’s using navy E’s and medium blue F’s as shown.

7Referring to Triangle-Squares in Quilt Basics and to Diagram II-A, use
navy B’s and chartreuse solid B’s to make 8 unit 1’s as shown.

Unit 1
Make 8
Diagram II-A
In a similar manner, referring to Diagram II-B, use navy B’s and gold solid B’s to make 8 unit 2’s as shown.

Unit 2
Make 8
Diagram II-B
8Referring to Curved Piecing in Quilt
Basics and to Diagram III-A, join medium blue G and navy H as shown to make unit 3. Make 48 unit 3’s total.

Unit 3
Make 48
Diagram III-A

In the same manner and referring to Diagram III-B, join gold G’s and navy H’s to make 60 unit 4’s.

Unit 4
Make 60
Diagram III-B

9 Referring to Diagram IV, joinC2 medium blue G’s to navy I as shown to make unit 5. Make 4 unit 5’s total.

1 Referring to Diagram V, join 4 navy J’s, 4 Flying Geese 1’s, and aqua K as shown to make section 1

2 Referring to Diagram VI, join navy J, aqua J, and 2 unit 1’s as shown to make section 2. Make 4 section 2’s total.

Referring to Diagram VII, join 2 unit 2’s, Flying Geese 2, Flying Geese 3, and 2 gold J’s to make section 3 as shown. Make 4 section 3’s total.

Referring to Diagram VIII, join 2 Flying Geese 4’s, Flying Geese 5, and Flying Geese 6 as shown to make section 4. Make 8 section 4’s total.

Referring to Diagram IX, join 4 navy L’s, 4 Flying Geese 7’s, and aqua M as shown to make section 5. Make 4 section 5’s total.

Referring to Diagram X, sew sec- tions together as shown in rows. Sew rows together to make block.

Finishing Touch
We like Dusk when it’s quilted with the Pond Ripple quilting motif. The curvy lines set apart at different distances make a whole new look.

Assembling the Quilt Top
NOTE: Refer to Assembly Diagram for following steps.
·Join 2 section 4’s to make pieced
border 2. Make 4. Join section 5 to both sides of a pieced border 2 to make pieced top border 2. Repeat to
make pieced bottom border 2.
·Join 12 unit 3’s and 12 unit 4’s to
make pieced side border 4 as shown. Make 2.
In a similar manner, join 12 unit 3’s, 18 unit 4’s, and 2 unit 5’s to make pieced top border 4. Repeat to make
pieced bottom border 4.
·Refer to Borders in Quilt Basics.
Join border 1 strips and cut to sizes shown in Assembly Diagram. Match- ing centers and ends, sew border 1 side strips to quilt; repeat to add top and bottom strips. In similar manner, add borders 2–4.
Quilting and Finishing
·Layer, baste, and quilt. Holly
machine quilted grids in the aqua squares; circles in borders 1 and 3; arcs in the Flying Geese; and grids, swirls, pebbles, and echoed half- circles in border 4. Bind the quilt.

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