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Saturday, May 28, 2011

And The Winner Is...


And the winner of the Mini Amish Bars quilt is...

# 6 Diane said...
Congratulations! Time flies! I agree with you, I'm always amazed at the wonderful work in blogs. And see so many quilts that I would love to make- your sharing of your delicious recipes is a treasure too-those Pineapple drop cookies...my mouth waters just thinking about 'em!

Congratulations, Diane! 

I wish that I could send each of you who entered a quilt, but what I can do is give you the instructions so that you can make one for yourself!

Mini Amish Bars Quilt


Finished Size: 9” x 11”

Cutting Instructions:
All measurements include 1/4" seam allowances

Color 1 (orange):
Cut 4 - 1" x 6" rectangles

Color 2 (green):
Cut 3 - 1" x 6" rectangles
Cut 2 - 2 1/2" x 5" rectangles
Cut 2 - 2 1/2" x 11" rectangles

Color 3 (pink):
Cut 2 - 1" x 4" rectangles
Cut 2 - 1" x 7" rectangles
            Cut 1 - 1 3/4” WOF strip for binding
            Cut 1 - 10" x 12" rectangle for backing 

Construction:

Make center bar block:
Sew all of the 1" x 6" rectangles together to form the center bar block, starting and ending with Color 1 (orange).  Press all seams.

Add inner border:
Sew the Color 3 (pink) 1” x 4” rectangles to the top and bottom of the center bar block and then sew the Color 3 (pink) 1” x 7” rectangles to both sides of the block.  Press all seams.

Add outer border:
Sew the Color 2 (green) 2 1/2” x 5” rectangles to the top and bottom of the unit and then sew the Color 2 (green) 2 1/2” x 11” rectangles to both sides of the block.  Press all seams.

Finishing:

Layer quilt top, batting, and backing; baste.  Quilt as desired.  Bind with Color 3 (pink) binding strip. 

This is a traditional Amish quilt pattern adapted to miniature by Susan McConnell. You are welcome to copy and use this pattern for your personal use or for charitable purposes.  Please refrain from republishing this pattern to other websites (including blogs) without permission, but feel free to link to this website!

If you do make a Mini Amish Bars Quilt, please post a link to your blog entry or your photo in the comments. I’d love to see it!

7 comments:

Barb said...

Congrats to the winner!

Quilt Hollow said...

Congrats to the winner...and nice of you to share the pattern!!

A Quilter Awakens said...

Hot lovliness! Karmen

Paula said...

Congrats to the winner and thank you for the pattern! :)

Diane said...

Thanks so much Susan! We've been working in the yard and on the deck all day and I just now got a chance to check emails. What a wonderful surprise!

Brenda said...

thanks for the pattern. I've made one already and I hope to make a few more, both for AAQI and as gifts. is that OK with you?

Kathie said...

its beautiful just wish I had solids right now I would whip one up too. Lucky Diane
Kathie

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