Quick Quilts…Yes, QUICK!

Hand made quilts sprinkle a home with love and are well, just lovely. But how to find the time to create these cozy works of art…The Secret…SIX INCH SQUARES.

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Step One: Select your favorite fabric patterns and textures – with a rotary cutter, cut the fabric into 6 1/4″ x 6 1/4″ squares. Stack squares in a pile ready to build.
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Step Two: With the width and length of the quilt decided, sew the squares together into rows, then sew row to row. You’re building.

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A cat friend may help with the construction, then again, maybe not.
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Keep going…everyone is still asleep and you’re building a masterpiece.
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Who knew dapper Rubber Ducks loved French Art Nouveau Toile?
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Shhh…take a break with coffee and an English.
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Now make a quilt sandwich; top, middle batting, bottom fabric of your choice. Fold the bottom fabric over to the top for a border. It frames the quilt and keeps everything in place. Stitch around the border, then “stitch-in-the-ditch”.
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Your results may not be like this award winning piece from the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta…
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No, probably not…but your Six Inch Square Quilts are Quick, Cozy and completed in the wee hours of the morning…

That, my friends, is the MAGIC.

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