McCall's Quilting - March/April 2018 - 87
Assembling the Quilt Top
NOTE: Refer to Assembly Diagram for
following steps, watching block placement and orientation.
4 Join 6 Block Y's, 2 unit 2's and 3
assorted light blue E's to make top
row. Repeat to make bottom row.
Sew 4 block rows of 2 Block Y's, 4
Block Z's, 3 assorted light blue E's
and 2 large blue/white ﬂoral E's each.
Stitch together 3 sashing row 1's of
6 assorted light blue E's and 5 red
print F's each. Sew 2 sashing row 2's
of 2 unit 2's, 4 large blue/white ﬂoral E's and 5 red F's each. Stitch rows
together, alternating block rows and
sashing rows as shown.
5 Join 10 assorted dark blue G's to
make side pieced border. Repeat.
Matching centers and ends, join
pieced borders to sides of quilt. In
same manner, join 12 assorted dark
blue G's to make top pieced border
and join to quilt. Repeat for bottom
Quilting and Finishing
6 Layer, baste and quilt. Maria machine
quilted in the ditch along all seam
lines in the blocks and sashing rows,
and quilted curved lines corner to
corner in each G. Bind with medium