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Bounce Wall Quilt

By: Accuquilt

This contemporary quilt wall art is made by piecing together fabric shapes traditionally used to create a Drunkard's Path quilt. However, in this quilt, the shapes are pieced to create contrasting circles, squares, and semi-circles for a geometric design.

Project TypeMake a Project

Quilt Size37 inches wide x 44 inches long

Time to CompleteA week or two

Primary TechniquePieced

Easy

MATERIALS:

  • Fabric 1 (white)—1¾ yards (includes binding)
  • Fabric 2 (blue)—1½ yards
  • Fabric 3 (orange)—5⁄8 yard
  • Fabric 4 (green)—1⁄8 yard
  • Backing Fabric— 1½ yards
  • Batting—43" x 50"
  • Coordinating Thread
  • Accuquilt die cutting machine
  • Accuquilt Drunkard's Path die (#55070)
  • Accuquilt 6" x 12" mat (#55112)
  • Accuquilt Strip Cutter-4½" (#55054)
  • Accuquilt Strip Cutter-2-1⁄2" (#55017)
  • Accuquilt Strip Cutter-1" (#55024)

Bounce Wall Quilt
 

INSTRUCTIONS:

Fabric 1 (white):

  • Cut 40 sets of Drunkard’s Path shapes
  • Cut 5—2½" strips across the width of fabric (WOF) for binding

Fabric 2 (blue):

  • Cut 40 sets of Drunkard’s Path shapes

Fabric 3 (orange):

  • Cut 4—4½" strips across the WOF for outer border

Fabric 4 (green):

  • Cut 4—1" strips across the WOF for inner border

Sewing Instructions:

  1. Lay a Fabric #1 (white) arc right side upon a flat surface. Position a Fabric #2 (blue) quarter circle on top, right sides together, matching notches. Check that there is an even amount of Fabric #1 showing at lower corner as shown. Pin together at notch.

    Bounce Wall Quilt
     
  2. Turn unit over so Fabric #1 arc is on top. Match corners A and pin. Start sewing at this point with a ¼" seam allowance. Sew about three stitches and stop with the needle down in the fabric. Smooth curved edges with a stiletto to match raw edges and sew to center pin (at notch). Stop with needle down. Remove center pin. Slide Fabric #1 corner B toward needle and align with Fabric #2 corner B. Pin. Align curved edges with stiletto and finish sewing curved seam.
     
  3. Finger press seam toward outer arc area. Press flat. There is no need to do any clipping.
     
  4. Make 40 blocks of each fabric combination.
     
  5. Layout blocks according to diagram.
     
  6. Pin and sew together in horizontal rows.
     
  7. Press seams of alternating rows in opposite directions.
     
  8. Pin and sew rows together to complete quilt center.
     
  9. Press seams toward bottom of quilt center.
     
  10. Add side inner border strips. Press seams toward inner border.
     
  11. Add top and bottom inner border strips. Press seams toward inner border.
     
  12. Add side outer border strips. Press seams toward inner border.
     
  13. Add top and bottom outer border strips. Press seams toward inner border.

Quilting and Finishing:

  1. Layer batting between quilt top and backing.
     
  2. Pin or baste layers together.
     
  3. Model was machine quilted with an all-over design.
     
  4. Add binding, mitering corner
     


 


 

 

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