Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Celebration 2020 Sew Along Step 2

  Step 2 9 Patch Rows


These two rows are nine patches made from 2 ½’’ strips. I used background and assorted prints. You can use all assorted prints or just two fabrics or just two colors. Both rows are the same size.

Cutting

Throw- cut 18 strips 2 ½’’ x 18’’ from each of the fabrics (background and colors)

All Other Sizes- cut 21 strips 2 ½’’ x 18’’ from each of the fabrics (background and colors)

Sewing

Sew the strips into sets of light/dark/light and dark/light/dark. Press the seams to the dark strips.

Throw- sew 6 strip sets dark/light/dark and 6 strip sets light/dark/light

All Other Sizes- sew 7 strip sets dark/light/dark and 7 strip sets light/dark/light

Cutting

Cross cut the strip sets every 2 ½’’. 

Throw- cut 72 36 of each of the color combinations

All Other Sizes- cut 96 48 of each of the color combinations

Sewing

Sew these together alternating colors as shown in the diagram.  Make 2.

Note the ends will have different combinations (not matching) as in the diagram.

Press the seams in one direction. 

Go HERE to print the directions.

If you are sharing your progress photos on Instagram or Facebook please use the following tags so we can all enjoy them!

#celebration2020sewalong

#butterflythreadsquilting

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Enjoy every stitch!

Diane


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