Summer Mystery Quilt 2022 - Week 8

Our Summer Mystery Quilt 2022 has been such a good read so far -

I am so thankful to be able to share this with my quilting community!

Below is all the information you need to prepare before joining me on our YouTube Channel for step-by-step instructions.

For Block 8, you will need:

(These notions are just my recommendations)

Fabrics (1 medium fabric, 1 accent fabric, and 1 light background)

Sew Daisy Fabric Markers

Creative Grids® Stripology Mini Quilt Ruler or Ruler

• Aurifil Thread – 2370 recommended

Olfa Rotary and Blades

Edyta’s Tip: Always have a stash of fresh blades for your rotary and remember to change yours often. for the cleanest cuts.

Sewline Fabric Pencil, Best Press, Pins, scissors, and fresh Microtex Needles 70/10







Block 8


We will be making 4 total Block 8s.







Cutting Directions:

Begin by cutting strips from 1 medium fabric, 1 accent fabric, and 1 light background:

6" Finished Block

1 Accent Fabric - 3 strips 1½" x 20"

1 Medium Fabric - 3 strips each 1½" x 20"

1 Light Background Fabric - 4 strips 1½" x 20" and 1 strip 2½" x WOF


9" Finished Block

1 Accent Fabric - 3 strips 2" x 20"

1 Medium Fabric - 3 strips each 2" x 20"

1 Light Background Fabric - 4 strips 2" x 20" and 2 strips 3½" x WOF

Select 1½" strips to create four patches.

From 2½" light background strip, cut 16 squares (2½" x 2½").


For 9" finished block, select 2" strips to create four patches.

From 3½" light background strips, cut 16 squares (3½" x 3½").


Watch the Block 8 video for more details.


Block Assembly

Arrange 1 accent and 1 medium strip. Pin right sides together and sew into a 2 strip set.

Press seams in one direction.

Repeat steps for the remaining strip sets:

Medium strip and Light background strip

Accent strip and Light background strip

Cut 1½" units from each set.

Accent/Medium Fabric Strip Set: 8 total cuts

Medium/Light Fabric Strip Set: 16 total cuts Accent/Light Fabric Strip Set: 16 total cuts


For 9" finished block, Cut 2" units from each set.

Accent/Medium Fabric Strip Set: 8 total cuts

Medium/Light Fabric Strip Set: 16 total cuts Accent/Light Fabric Strip Set: 16 total cuts

Arrange two matching units as shown.

Pin, sew and press to create a four patch.

Make 4.

Arrange two matching units as shown.

Pin, sew and press to create a four patch.

Make 8.

Arrange two matching units as shown.

Pin, sew and press to create a four patch.

Make 8.

Press seams as shown above.


Please watch our video for detailed instructions on this move.

Arrange 5 four patches and 4 light background squares. Please pay attention to the rotation of the four patches, as shown above.

Pin and sew into rows.

Sew rows together and press seams open.

Trim to 6½" x 6½" unfinished.

Repeat steps for a total of 4 Block 8s.


For 9" finished block, trim to 9½" x 9½" unfinished.


Watch our YouTube Channel for this block's step-by-step instructions and tips on how to make this project.

Our Block 8s will be positioned as shown above in our Summer Mystery Quilt 2022 grid.

Please pay attention to the rotation of the block.

Click here to download a PDF copy of Summer Mystery Quilt 2022 Block 8.


INSPIRING COLOR OPTIONS






Day Trip Linen Texture Collection













Beach Day Fabric Bundle












Trail Hike Fabric Bundle











Lemonade Stand Fabric Bundle












Practical Magic Fabric Collection












Bluebird Fabric Collection












Lady Tulip Fabric Collection









These are just a few of our fabric options- I can't wait to see what you create!

Visit our website for more stunning options.



Happy Quilting!

Edyta


Please remember to share your progress photos to Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook!

Tag us @laundrybasketquilts and use #summermysteryquilt2022.

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