Summer Solar Eclipse 2017 – Quilt Along

Summer Solar Eclipse Quilt Along~ Borders

Materials Needed:

Stop border- DARK:

2– 49″ X 1 1/2″

2– 52″ X 1 1/2″

Scrappy Border- MIX of lights and darker lights:

2– 52″ X 3 1/2″

2– 58″ X 3 1/2″

Quilt Assembly:

1-  Sew 2 smaller half square star quilt blocks together to form a flying geese block.  You’ll have 4 flying geese units

2-  Sew 2 smaller star blocks to both sides of the flying geese units (only to 2 units)

3– Lay the rows out and sew your center of the quilt together

4-  Repeat the process with the larger half square triangle star blocks

5-  Sew these rows to the center quilt

Borders Instructions:

1- Sew the stop border to the four sides of the quilt center

2- Sew your leftover pieces together in a long string.  Trim these to 3 1/2″

3- Cut the 4 lengths of scrappy borders using these long string units

4- Sew the scrappy borders to the dark stop border

Summer solar eclipse quilt along - free to sew along! Love the dark and lights of the quilt.

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