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Door County Free Quilt Pattern™

Finished Size: 48 1/2" x 60 1/2"

Door County Quilt Pattern and Quilt Kit

Printable version of FREE Pattern in PDF Format: Printable Pattern (Install Adobe Acrobat)

FabricYardageArea of Quilt
Red Floral Check Fabric (14525-23) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Sand Cheater Quilt Fabric (14648-12) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Red Tossed Paisley Fabric (14645-24) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Ivory Small Flower Fabric (14646-11) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Navy Morning Glory Fabric (14642-15) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Red Star Flower Fabric (14511-34) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Blue Polka-Dots Fabric (14647-16) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Red Paisley Fabric (14643-14) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Red Morning Glory Fabric (14642-22) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Blue Small Flower Fabric (14646-16) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Navy Star Flower Fabric (14511-35) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Sand Morning Glory Fabric (14642-12) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Blue Main Street Fabric (14640-16) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Sand Tossed Paisley Fabric (14645-22) 7" x 22" Nine-Patch Blocks
Navy Paisley Fabric (14643-15) 1 yard Hourglass Blocks and Inner Border
Ivory Floral Check Fabric (14525-21) 3/4 yard Hourglass Blocks
Sand Polka-Dots Fabric (14647-11) Straight 1/4 yard Second Border
Red Star Flower Fabric (14511-34) Straight 1/4 yard Flange Border
Navy Cheater Quilt Fabric (14648-15) 1 1/3 yard Outer Border
Red Floral Check Fabric (14525-23) 1 yard Binding
Sand Cheater Quilt Fabric (14648-12) 
*not included in kit, sold seperately*
3 3/4 yards Backing

Cutting Instructions:

Star Blocks:
    • Red Floral Check:
      Four 2 ½” x 11” strips (A)
    • Sand Cheater Quilt:
      Four 2 ½” x 11” strips (B)
    • Red Tossed Paisley:
      Four 2 ½” x 11” strips (C)
    • Ivory Small Flower:
      Four 2 ½” x 11” strips (D)
    • Navy Morning Glory:
      Four 2 ½” x 11” strips (E)
    • Red Star Flower:
      Four 2 ½” x 11” strips (F)
    • Blue Polka-Dots:
      Four 2 ½” x 11” strips (G)
    • Red Paisley:
      Four 2 ½” x 11” strips (H)
    • Red Morning Glory:
      Three 2 ½” x 11” strips (I)
    • Blue Small Flower:
      Three 2 ½” x 11” strips (J)
    • Navy Star Flower:
      Three 2 ½” x 11” strips (K)
    • Sand Morning Glory:
      Three 2 ½” x 11” strips (L)
    • Blue Main Street:
      Three 2 ½” x 11” strips (M)
    • Sand Tossed Paisley:
      Three 2 ½” x 11” strips (N)
    • Navy Paisley:
      Nine 7 ¼” x 7 ¼” squares (O) Four 2 ½” x WOF strips (P)
    • Ivory Floral Check:
      Nine 7 ¼” x 7 ¼” squares (Q)
    • Sand Polka-Dots:
      Five 1 ½” x WOF strips (R)
    • Red Star Flower:
      Five 1 ½” x WOF strips (S)
    • Navy Cheater Quilt:
      Six 6 ½” x WOF strips (T)
    • Red Floral Check:
      Seven 2 ½” x WOF strips (binding)

Assembly Instructions:

Nine-Patch Blocks:
        1. Sew two 2 ½” x 11” Fabric A strips and one 2 ½” x 11” Fabric B strip together as shown.
          Subcut into four 2 ½” x 6 ½” strip sets.


        2. Sew one 2 ½” x 11” Fabric A strip and two 2 ½” x 11” Fabric B strips together as shown.
          Subcut into four 2 ½” x 6 ½” strip sets.


        3. From the remaining Fabric A strip cut two 2 ½” x 2 ½” squares.
          From the remaining Fabric B strip cut one 2 ½” x 2 ½” square.
          Sew two 2 ½” Fabric A squares and one 2 ½” Fabric B square together as shown.
           
        4. Assemble three nine-patch blocks as follows.
        5. Repeat Step One through Step Three with the Fabrics C, D, E, F, G and H.
          Assemble nine nine-patch blocks as follows.
        6. Repeat Step One through Step Two with the Fabrics I, J, K, L, M and N.
          Assemble five nine-patch blocks as follows.
Hourglass Blocks:
        1. Cut Fabric O and Fabric Q squares on the diagonal twice.
        2. Arrange triangles so that Fabric O is on the left and Fabric Q is on the right.
          Sew together to make one-half of a quarter-square triangle.
          Make thirty-six.
        3. Sew two triangle units together.
          Quarter-square units should measure 6 ½” x 6 ½”.
          Make eighteen.
Quilt Top Assembly:
        • Using nine-patch blocks and hourglass blocks, assemble rows of blocks together as shown.
          Sew the rows together first, then sew the columns together.
          Pay close attention to the direction and placement of the blocks.

Inner Border:
        • Subcut Fabric P into two 2 ½” x 42 ½” strips for the side borders.
          Subcut Fabric P into two 2 ½” x 34 ½” strips for the top and bottom borders.
        • Sew the Fabric P side borders to the sides of the quilt. Press toward border.
          Sew the Fabric P top and bottom borders to the top and bottom of the quilt. Press toward border.
Second Border:
        • Subcut two Fabric R into two 1 ½” x 36 ½” strips for the top and bottom borders. 
          Sew remaining three Fabric R strips together end to end, piecing diagonally.
          Subcut Fabric R into two 1 ½” x 46 ½” strips for the side borders.
        • Sew the Fabric R side borders to the sides of the quilt. Press toward border.
          Sew the Fabric R top and bottom borders to the top and bottom of the quilt. Press toward border.

Flange Border:
        • Subcut two Fabric S strips into two 1 ½” x 36 ½” strips for the top and bottom borders. 
          Sew remaining three Fabric S strips together end to end, piecing diagonally. Press the seams open.
          Subcut Fabric S strip into two 1 ½” x 48 ½” strips for the side borders. 
          Fold and press Fabric S strips in half lengthwise, wrong sides together.
        • Align and pin raw edge of the folded flange to sides of the quilt. 
          Stitch flange to quilt top using a scant ¼” seam.
          Note: This seam should be hidden after final border is added to quilt.
          Folded edges of flange should face center of quilt.
        • Add flange to the top and bottom of the quilt. 
          Note: Top and bottom flange will overlap side flange.

Outer Border:
        • Sew all six Fabric T strips together end to end, piecing diagonally. 
          Subcut Fabric T into two 6 ½” x 48 ½” strips for the side borders.
          Subcut Fabric T into two 6 ½” x 48 ½” strips for the top and bottom borders.
        • Sew the Fabric T side borders to the sides of the quilt. Press toward border. 
          Sew the Fabric T top and bottom borders to the top and bottom of the quilt. Press toward border.
Finishing:
        • Quilt and bind as desired.

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