This charming Teddy Bear-themed wall quilt is perfect for the kids' room. We used darker colors for a Fall and Winter theme, but you could make the same exact quilt with brighter colors for a Summer look.
The finished size of the quilt is about 50" x 60".
The applique designs used on the quilt are from the
Apple Applique Set, Teddy Bear Applique Set, Leaves Applique Set.
You will need:
Out of neutral colored fabric/s cut
Note: seam allowance is 1/4". Press each seam after you make it.
Sew 48 neutral colored and 48 patterned squares in 48 pairs.
Sew the new elements in 24 strips:
Sew the strips together 4 at a time to get 6 pieced blocks:
Using the red strips, the neutral squares and the pieced blocks, sew the rows. The first and the third row are sewed in the following order: red strip - neutral square - red strip - pieced block - red strip - neutral square - red strip.
The second and the fourth rows are sewed in the following order: red strip - pieced block - red strip - neutral square - red strip - pieced block - red square.
Out of 4 patterned squares and 3 green strips each, sew 5 sashing strips:
Sew the sashing strips between the rows and to the upper and lower edges of the quilt.
Sew the blue 42 1/2" strips to the left and right edges of the quilt.
Sew the blue 36 1/2" strips to the upper and lower edges of the quilt.
We did the embroidery before we attached the outer border. Decide which design goes in which neutral square and do them one by one.
Sew the 7 1/2" x 46 1/2" borders to the left and right edges of the quilt.
Sew the blue 7 1/2" squares to the ends of the 36 1/2" border strips.
Sew the borders to the upper and lower edges of the quilt.
Quilting and Finishing:
Now place the backing on a flat surface (table) face down. Cover with batting. Spread your working piece over it.
Pin all three layers together with 1" pins and start quilting. We in a free kotion style all over the quilt.
After the quilting is finished, press the work with heavy steam and square the work -- all corners should be 90 degrees and opposite sides should be of the same length.
Finish the raw edges with the binding.
Your quilt is ready. Enjoy! Here are some more close-ups: