Summer Mystery Quilt 2022 - Week 9

The weeks are flying and we are having SEW much

fun creating our beautiful blocks for the mystery quilt!

This week we are working on our final blocks and the center square.

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

For Block 9, you will need:

(These notions are just my recommendations)

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

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 9 Center Square


Block 9

We will be making 4 total Block 9s and 1 Center Square.


Cutting Directions:

Begin by cutting 1 dark fabric, 1 accent fabric, and 1 light background fabric:

6" Finished Block

1 Dark Fabric - 1 center square 6½" x 6½"

1 Accent Fabric - 4 squares 4" x 4"

1 Light Background Fabric - 4 squares 4" x 4" and 8 squares 3½" x 3½"


9" Finished Block

1 Dark Fabric - 1 center square 9½" x 9½"

1 Accent Fabric - 4 squares 5½" x 5½"

1 Light Background Fabric - 4 squares 5½" x 5½" and 8 squares 5" x 5"

Select fabric for 1 block. You will need 1 light background square (4" x 4"), 1 accent square (4" x 4"), and 2 smaller light background squares (3½" x 3½").


For 9" finished block, select fabric for 1 block. You will need 1 light background square (5½" x 5½"), 1 accent square (5½" x 5½"), and 2 smaller light background squares (5" x 5").


Watch the Block 9 video for more details.


Block Assembly

Place 1 light square (4" x 4") right sides together on top of 1 accent square (4" x 4") as shown above.


For 9" finished block, place 1 light square (5½" x 5½") right sides together on top of 1 accent square (5½" x 5½") as shown above.

Using your ruler and fabric pencil, draw a diagonal line and pin each side as shown above.

Sew 1/4" away from your draw line. Next, cut on the line.

Open units and press to create Half Square Triangles (HSTs).

Trim to 3½" x 3½".


For 9" finished block, trim to 5" x 5".


Please watch our video for detailed instructions.

Arrange your 2 HST units and 2 light squares (3½" x 3½") as shown above.

Pin and sew into rows, then sew rows together. Press seams allowance.


For 9" finished block, Arrange your 2 HST units and 2 light squares (5" x 5") as shown above.

Trim to 6½" x 6½" unfinished. Repeat steps for a total of 4 Block 9s.


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

Repeat steps for a total of 4 Block 9s.


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

Our Block 9s will be positioned as shown above in our Summer Mystery Quilt 2022 grid.

Click here to download a PDF copy of Summer Mystery Quilt 2022 Block 9.


INSPIRING COLOR OPTIONS

Day Trip Linen Texture Collection


Beach Day Bundle


Trail Hike Bundle


Lemonade Stand Bundle


Practical Magic Collection


Bluebird Collection


Lady Tulip 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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