Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Free Quilt Pattern for You to Make, from The Quilt Ladies

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I love basket patterns and this one's for me, it's my "May Basket Stamp"  It's a bit early for May day, but if you want something together by then NOW is the time to start.

May day is a fond memory I have of childhood, the making of  baskets, knocking on a friends door and trying to run away before they see you.   Here's my ALL grown-up basket.

may basket quilt block
tutorial for a may basket quilt pattern

Finished Block 16” x 16” 

Cutting for 2 Purple Squares
Cut 7 Purple – 2 7/8” x 2 7/8”
Cut 7 White - 2 7/8” x 2 7/8”
Make Triangles

Cut 1 Purple – 6 7/8” x 6 7/8” cut block in half from corner to corner
Cut 6 White – 2 1/2” x 2 1/2”
Cut 3 White – 2 7/8” x 2 7/8” cut block in half from corner to corner

how to make a may basket quilt pattern

Cutting for 2 Pink Squares
Cut 4 Pink - 2 7/8” x 2 7/8”
Cut 4 White - 2 7/8” x 2 7/8”
Make Triangles

Cut 6 White – 2 1/2” x 2 1/2”
Cut 1 White – 4 7/8” x 4 7/8”  cut block in half from corner to corner
Cut 1 Pink – 6 7/8” x 6 7/8” cut block in half from corner to corner

Cut 8 Green – 1 1/2” x 1 1/2”
Cut 10 Pink – 1 1/2” x 1 1/2”
Cut 2 Green – 1 7/8” x 1 7/8” cut block in half from corner to corner

may basket quilt pattern

 basket quilt block

may basket quilt block

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