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Stripe Power Quilt

By: AccuQuilt

This easy quilt pattern is called a "power quilt" because you can power through this project in just a couple hours! The Stripe Power Quilt is made with simple strips of bright, bold fabrics for a fun quilt that couldn't be easier!

Stripe Power Quilt
This image courtesy of www.accuquilt.com

Project Type: Make a Project

Quilt Size: 40 inches wide x 44 inches long

Primary Technique: Pieced

Difficulty Level: Beginner

MATERIALS:

  • Fabric 1—7⁄8 yard fabric for wide strips
  • Fabric 2—2⁄3 yard fabric for narrow strips
  • Fabric 3—2⁄3 yard fabric for medium strips and binding
  • Fabric 4—1/4 yard fabric for medium strips
  • Backing fabric—1-1⁄2 yards
  • Batting—45" x 50"
  • AccuQuilt Go! fabric cutter
  • AccuQuilt Go! strip cutter 3-1/2" (55032)
  • AccuQuilt Go! 10" x 24" mat (55113)
  • AccuQuilt Go! strip cutter 2-1/2" (55017)
  • AccuQuilt Go! strip cutter 1-1/2" (55024)


Stripe Power Quilt


CUTTING DIRECTIONS:

Fabric 1:

  • Cut 7 —3-1/2" strips across the width of fabric (WOF)

Fabric 2 :

  • Cut 12—1-1/2" strips across WOF

Fabric 3:

  • Cut 8—2-1/2" strips across WOF

Fabric 4:

  • Cut 3 —2-1/2" strips across WOF


SEWING DIRECTIONS:

  1. Layout fabric strips in chosen color order.
     
  2. Pin and sew strips right sides together, keeping one edge even throughout piecing.
     
  3. Press seams toward narrow strips, Fabric #2.
     
  4. Square up and trim sides of quilt top to 40" wide.


FINISHING AND QUILTING:

  1. Layer batting between quilt top and backing.
     
  2. Pin or baste layers together.
     
  3. Machine quilt with an all-over design.
     
  4. Add binding, mitering corners.


OPTIONS:

  • Add more strips to make throw longer.
  • Add monogram or appliqué accents.
  • Choose school colors.
  • Add borders to make throw larger.



 

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