Free Pattern: Tidal Quilt

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Tidal

by Emily Cross

72″ x 76″

Fabric Requirements:

Blue – 1 5/8 yards

White – 1 5/8 yards

Binding – 5/8 yards

Backing – 4 1/2 yards

Cutting Instructions:

From the blue fabric, cut:
(30) 24 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(6) 22 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(9) 20 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(6) 18 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(3) 16 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(3) 12 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(12) 4 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(9) 6 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(9) 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ squares

 

From the white fabric, cut:

(30) 24 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(6) 22 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(9) 20 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(6) 18 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(3) 16 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(3) 12 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(12) 4 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(9) 6 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(9) 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ squares

 

Instructions: 

Block A:

Sew a blue 2 1/2″ square to the left side of a blue 18 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle, press. Sew a blue 20 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the top of the block, press. Sew a white 4 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the left side of the block, press. Sew a white 22 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the top of the block, press. Sew a blue 6 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the left side of the block, press. Sew a blue 24 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle, a white 24 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle, and another blue 24 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the top of the block and press.

 

Block B: Assemble according to diagram.

 

Block E: Assemble according to diagram.

 

Block F: Assemble according to diagram.

 

Block C:

Sew a white 2 1/2″ square to the left and the right side of a blue 12 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle, press. Sew a white 16 1/2” x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the top of the block, press. Sew a blue 4 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the left and right side of the block, press. Sew a blue 20 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the top, press. Sew a white 6 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the left and right side of the block, press. Sew a white 24 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle, a blue 24 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle, and another white 24 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the top of the block and press.

 

Block D: Assemble according to diagram.

 

Quilt Assembly:

Use diagram to arrange blocks. Sew in rows. Sew a blue, white, and another blue 24 1/2” x 2 1/2″ rectangle for the top border. Sew a white, blue, and another white 24 1/2” x 2 1/2″ rectangle for the bottom border. Add borders.

Quilt as desired, and bind.

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