The quilt squares measure nine inches when quilt completed
For Green Block
Backing square is 9 1/2 " Green material
Wadding square is 9"
Front pieces :
center block 3 1/2" square in grey
center outer cut two 3 1/2" square blocks in green
outer panels cut two 3 1/2 x 9 1/2 " strips in green
Grey Block reverse colours
1.On backing square outer edges mark guide for seams at 1/4 ", then 3" spacing x3, then 1/4"
Pin wadding to backing allowing for 1/4"seam allowance. Wadding tends to move so pinning is essential. Draw lines between texta marks to form grid for seams.
Sew from end to end of backing block across wadding and center square
Open up press seam and pin
Align other centre outer square with centre grey square and follow seam line on backing square from end to end
add outer panel following seam guide line sewing end to end
Complete grid with last outer panel
To quilt mark quilt block as follows
And follow guide for quilting line - its all done on an ordinary sewing machine.
When you've complete the required number of block for your quilt lay out in order of sewing.
Lay the 2 back sides together and sew allowing 1/4 "seam allowance. the grid lines should meet up on the back and the front of your quilt will have open seams.
Sew together strips of two blocks wide only
The sashing between blocks must be added
I shall continue this tutorial next instalment- Adding Sashing ( I've run out of time!)
Addit: Many months later and you can find the completed tutorial here and a view of the completed quilt here.