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Assemble a quilt top from 12" blocks

Block counts, fabric & cutting
- Throw quilt - finished size is 56" x 70-1/2", requires twelve 12" blocks
  
  Sashing Fabric -   1 yd - cut thirty-one 3 x 12-1/2
     Cornerstone Fabric - 1/4 yd - cut twenty 3" x 3"
     Border Fabric - 1-1/4 yd - cut seven 5-1/2" strips (selvedge to selvedge)

     Backing - 3-1/2 yd
     Binding - 1/2 yd    


- Twin quilt - finished size is 72-1/2" x 87", requires twenty 12" blocks
  
  Sashing Fabric -   1-1/2 yd - cut forty-nine 3 x 12-1/2
     Cornerstone Fabric - 1/4 yd - cut thirty 3" x 3"
     Border Fabric - 1-5/8 yd - cut nine 6-1/2" strips (selvedge to selvedge)
 
     Backing - 5 yd
     Binding - 5/8 yd

Sewing the block rows  
- Referring to the Quilt Diagram to the right, arrange blocks as desired in 4 rows of 3 blocks each for the throw quilt, or 5 rows of 4 blocks each for the twin quilt.  Sew row of blocks together, alternating blocks with sashing strips (yellow in picture), and starting and ending with sashing strips.  Repeat for all rows.

Sewing the sashing Rows -
-Again referring to the diagram, sew three sashing strips together (four for twin quilt), alternating with cornerstone squares (blue in diagram), and starting & ending with cornerstone squares.  Repeat to make 5 sashing rows for the throw quilt or 6 sashing rows for the twin quilt.

Sewing the rows together
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Sew block rows and sashing rows alternately together, starting and ending with sashing rows.

Preparing the border
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Sew border strips together to make one long strip (diagonal seams allowed for in strip requirement calculation).

Applying side border
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Measure the length of your quilt top from top to bottom, through the center of the quilt. Cut two outside border strips this length.  Sew these strips to the sides of the quilt.

Applying top & bottom border
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Measure the width, from side to side, of your quilt top. Cut two outside border strips this length. Sew the strips to the top and bottom of the quilt.

Refer to http://www.quiltdesignnw.com/PDF/Finishing-Your-Quilt.pdf for information on layering, quilting and binding your quilt.
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