Summer Table Topper Quilt Tutorial

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These directions create a table topper that is 24″ square. I love this summer quilt topper. The sewing instructions are so clear it looks easy to make. I love simple quilt tutorials.You can make this project larger by adding more rows.

Materials

1 yard white fabric (quilting cotton)

1 fat quarter EACH of red, orange, and yellow. You can also use scraps and do each arrow a different fabric.

1 yard backing fabric

1/4 yard binding fabric

1 yard quilt batting

Cut

18 square in white 3 3/8″

16 squares in white 4.5″

2 rectangles in white 2″ x 20.5″

2 rectangles in white 2″ x 24.5″

6 squares in red 3 3/8″

6 squares in orange 3 3/8″

6 squares in yellow 3 3/8″

2.5″ strips for binding



Summer Table Topper Quilt Tutorial

Sew

1

Create half square triangles:

85springquilt-2Draw a diagonal line on the wrong side of the 3 3/8″ white squares.

2

 

85springquilt-5Sew a seam on both sides of the line 1/4″ away from it.

3

 

85springquilt-6Cut along the line.

4

 

85springquilt-7Press open with the seam towards the darker side. Trim to 2.5″, being sure that the seam runs diagonally from corner to corner.

 

 

5

Assemble:

85springquilt-8Sew together 4 of the half square triangles as shown. You will create 9 of these blocks (3 of each colour). Each completed block should measure 4.5″ square.

 

6

Assemble blocks with larger white squares as shown. Sew the long white strips as a border around the outside edges.ffsummerquilt-01

Quilt your table topper as desired (I did some simple free motion quilting) and bind.

I love this summer quilt topper. The sewing instructions are so clear it looks easy to make. I love simple quilt tutorials.

 

 

Jess DeWit

Jess DeWit

Designer and Founder at Gracious Threads
Gracious Threads began as a place for Jess to share all the sewing she did for her friends and family. It soon grew, as other sewists shared her love for simple, practical clothing for kids. Jess lives with her husband and 3 children on their Canadian dairy farm.
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