A Simple Guide to Making the Appliqué Play Baby Quilt

May 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Connie Campbell

Hi everyone, it is Connie with another fun AccuQuilt tutorial. Today I am sharing a precious little appliqué baby quilt designed with the new GO! 12" Qube Companion Set-Corners and the GO! Flower Bunch appliqué die.

The new 12" GO! Qube Companion Set-Corners makes it fast and easy to create a quilt project. Let's get started on this appliqué baby quilt!

 

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Appliqué Play Baby Quilt
24" x 30" Baby Quilt

 

GO! Fabric Cutter: 

GO! Baby (55600)

GO! Cutter (55100S)

GO! Big Electric (55500)

 

GO! Cutting Dies:

GO! 12" Qube Set (55778)

GO! 12" Qube Companion Corners Set (55787)

GO! Flower Bunch (55332)

GO! 2 1/2" Strip Cutter (55017)

 

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Fabric:

Layer cake, fat quarters or scraps of prints

1 yard white fabric

1/2 yard Heat n Bond Lite

1 1/2 yard fabric for backing and binding

Batting

 

Directions:

White Fabric

Cut two 7" WOF strips - sub-cut 10 - 6 1/2" squares using die (55000) for the appliqué blocks.

Cut two 5½" WOF strips - sub-cut 40 HSTs using the GO! Qube Companion Set-Corners 1 1/2" finished HSTs (55818) die.


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Prints

Cut 2 each of the corner pieces in 20 different prints. (the fabrics I used were 5" x 10" rectangles from a layer cake) using the GO! Qube Companion Set-Corners Bowtie die (55772).

Cut 10 sets of a flower, circle center and two leaves in assorted prints using the GO! Flower Bunch die (55332).


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Apply Heat n Bond Lite to the back of your scraps following the directions on the package before running the fabric through your AccuQuilt GO! Cutter.  I used a blanket stitch to applique the flowers.


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Sew using a 1/4" seam allowance throughout.

Sew a half square triangle to each of the Bowtie corners. Layout your corner pieces as shown below. Use two different prints for each block.


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Your blocks will measure 6 1/2" unfinished.


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Sew your blocks together.


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I like to sew 4 blocks together for a larger block and then sew 2 of them together but you can also sew rows of 4 blocks together for your baby quilt.


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Add your batting and backing and quilt as desired. Use the 2 1/2" strip cutter die to cut your binding.


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I hope you have enjoyed the Appliqué Play Baby Quilt and you could easily make this into any size quilt you would like just by adding more blocks. Find more FREE AccuQuilt Baby Quilt patterns here.


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Topics: GO! Project Tutorials

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