9. Sew one $“ Fabric D square to one $” x %” Fabric E piece as shown. Press. Sew one $” x %” Fabric E piece to one %” Fabric B square. Press. Sew one of each unit together as shown. Press. Make four.
10. Arrange and sew together two units from step 6, two !2” x *2” Fabric D strips, and one unit from step 8 as shown. Press. Make four.
11. Sew unit from step 5 between two units from step 10. Press seams toward center. Sew together one unit from step 10 between two units from step 9 as shown. Press. Make two. Sew these units to sides of unit. Press.
12. Sew !2” x $@” Fabric D strips end-to-end to make one continuous !2”-wide Fabric D strip. Press. Measure quilt from side to side. Cut two !2”-wide strips to this measurement. Sew to top, and bottom of quilt. Press seams toward border. 13. Measure quilt through center from top to bottom, including borders just added. Cut two !2”-wide Fabric D strips to that measurement. Sew to sides of quilt and press.
Finishing the Tablecloth
1. Cut backing fabric piece into two equal pieces. Sew pieces together to make one %*” x *)” approximate backing piece. Press and trim to backing to measure %*” x %*”.
2. Layer and center quilt top and backing right sides together on batting piece (wrong side of backing on batting). Using 14”-wide seam, stitch around all edges, leaving a 6” opening on one side for turning. Trim batting close to stitching and backing even with quilt edges, clip corners and turn right side out. Press. Hand-stitch opening closed. Quilt as desired. Note: Tablecloth can be made without batting, just the front and backing. Follow this step without the batting, and stitch in the ditch in selected areas to hold backing in place.
46 Asian Fabric 2012
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