I got our all my books and magazines and just didn't come up with a pattern that so called "Grabbed me" So, I lined up all my fabric and started drawing different blocks.
I decided to go with a 3 " half square triangle, two 1 1/2" squares and a 1/2" X 3 " rectangle. Then sewed two of each of them together to make a 6 inch block.
But I went a little farther and added 4 of them together to make one 12 inch block. Kind of like this:
The rest was easy, just made as many as I could with the fabric I had, leaving enough for the boarder. I decided a pieced boarder would look best. So I cut two 1/21" X 4 1/2" strips and then in the corners I made four 2 1/2" squares.
Flannel is easy to work with. I used a medium weight batting and got a neutral shade of flannel for the backing.
I got the top completed just in time for the arrival of my new long arm machine. I had sooo many problems with my old one, I got a new one. I was thrilled. Well, as any new owner would do, I played with it for over a day. Trying all kinds of different patterns and techniques that this machine would do. I was very excited to say the least, still am. So I then put the flannel top, backing and binding on the frame and quilted it. Being my first, I did the stipple pattern for I am very familiar with it. Next time, I am going to experiment on something different. Oh, what fun!!!
I hand sewn a Dark green binding on and a label. It is so soft, comfy and warm, perfect for on the sofa. The finished size is 581/2" X 65".
Everyone needs at least one flannel quilt.
Happy Quilting...........Have a Great Day!!
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