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Citrus Bandana Quilt

By: Heidi Pridemore for Michael Miller Fabrics
This image courtesy of michaelmillerfabrics.com

This bright, summery medallion pattern will make beautiful bed quilts! The medallion centered at the middle of the Citrus Bandana Quilt gives a room a gorgeous focal point. Modern quilt patterns like this one are sure to liven up your bedroom!

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size70 inches wide x 70 inches long

Time to CompleteA week or two

Primary TechniquePieced

Easy

Note: This pattern is designed using Michael Miller fabrics. Fabrics are coded in materials list.


MATERIALS AND CUTTING DIRECTIONS:

  • 1 Panel Fabric A - DC5206 Citrus Le Bandana
    -Fussy cut one 18-1/2" square for the center block.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  • 2/3 yd. Fabric B - DC5203 Sherbet Cercle de Fleurs
    -Cut two 5-7/8" x 42" strips. Sub-cut into fourteen 5-7/8" squares.
    -Cut two 2" x 42" strips. Sub-cut into two 2" x 18-1/2" strips and two 2" x 21-1/2" strips for the center borders.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt

     
  • 1-1/8 yds. Fabric C - DC5202 Lime Pirouette
    -Cut three 5-7/8" x 42" strips. Sub-cut into twenty 5-7/8" squares. Cut six of these squares across one diagonal to make twelve triangles.
    -Cut three 5-1/2" x 42" strips. Sub-cut into sixteen 5-1/2" squares.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt

     
  • 7/8 yd. Fabric D - DC5204 Yellow Petite Fleurs
    -Cut four 5-1/2" x 42" strips. Sub-cut into twenty-four 5-1/2" squares.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  • 2/3 yd. Fabric E - DC5198 Aqua Bouquet de Fleurs
    -Cut three 5-1/2" x 42" strips. Sub-cut into twenty 5-1/2" squares.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  • 7/8 yd. Fabric F - DC5199 Yellow Les Fleurs
    -Cut four 5-1/2" x 42" strips. Sub-cut into twenty-eight 5-1/2" squares.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  • 7/8 yd. Fabric G - DC5196 Aqua Coeurs de Fleurs
    -Cut four 5-1/2" x 42" strips. Sub-cut into twenty-four 5-1/2" squares.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  • 2/3 yd. Fabric H - DC5201 Citrus Le Stripe
    -Cut three 5-1/2" x 42" strips. Sub-cut into twenty 5-1/2" squares.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  • 1/2 yd. Fabric I - DC5196 Sherbet Coeurs de Fleurs
    -Cut two 5-1/2" strips. Sub-cut into twelve 5-1/2" squares.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  • 5/8 yd. Fabric J - DC5197 Citrus Fleur de Lis
    -Cut seven 2-1/2" x 42" strips for binding.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  • 4-1/2 yds. Backing - DC5200 Citrus Fleur de Soleil
    -Cut two 78" x 42" strips. Piece the strips together and trim to make one 78" x 78" backing piece.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  • Batting - 78" x 78"
     
  • Coordinating threads
     
  • Scissors, straight pins, acrylic ruler, mat, rotary cutter

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Place one 5-7/8" Fabric C square on top of one 5-7/8" Fabric B square, right sides together. Draw a line across the diagonal of the top square (Fig. 1). Sew 1/4" away from each side of the drawn diagonal line (Fig. 1). Cut the two squares apart on the drawn diagonal line (Fig. 2) to make two half-square triangles (Fig. 3). Repeat to make twenty-eight half-square triangles.
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  2. Sew one 2" x 18-1/2" Fabric B strip to each side of the 18-1/2" Fabric A square. Sew one 2" x 21-1/2" Fabric B strip to the top and bottom of the Fabric A square to make one 21-1/2" center block (Fig. 4).
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  3. Refer to the corner unit layout to sew together the assorted 5-1/2" fabric squares, twenty-eight half-square triangle blocks, and twelve Fabric C triangles to make four corner units (Fig. 5).
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  4. Starting and stopping 1/4" from the center block edges, sew one corner unit to each side of the center block to make the quilt top.
     
  5. Fold the quilt top in half, wrong sides together. Starting at the 1/4" point on one center block corner (represented with the arrow), sew together two adjacent corner units, represented with the dotted lines (Fig. 6).
    Citrus Bandana Quilt
     
  6. Open the quilt top and press (Fig. 7).
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  7. Layer, quilt, and bind as desired.

 

 


 

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