Border Tip Border strip measurements are provided in the cutting instructions. However, measurements can vary depending on the accuracy of seam allowances. For finishing quilt top, check and measure quilt centre for border lengths. If necessary, determine appropriate length by calculating the average of three lengths: distance at centre, left and right side across quilt centre.
1. Create nine-patch unit by chain sewing red and cream 1⅝” squares or by strip piecing the red and cream strips. Repeat process for a total of 25 nine-patch units. 2. Create a larger nine-patch unit with five of the new red and cream nine-patch units and four 3¾” cream squares. Repeat for a total of five nine-patch units. 3. Create quilt centre nine patch using the five nine-patch units and the four 10” cream squares.
1. Sew the short green strips to the top and bottom of the quilt centre. 2. Sew the longer green strips to the sides of the quilt centre. 3. Sew the short red checker strips to the top and bottom of the quilt centre. 4. Sew the longer green strips to the sides of the quilt centre. 5. Layer the quilt, wadding and backing. Pin and secure in place. 6. Quilt as desired. Use the 10” squares to showcase quilting. Great quilting motifs for baby quilts can be found in children’s colouring books. Use basic shapes and outlines. (Be sure to confirm copyright privilege before use.) 7. Join binding strips as needed. 8. Fold in half lengthwise and press. 9. Attach using a walking foot.