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Crib Quilt

Fast & Easy Speed Piecing

42" x 54"


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crib quilt pattern
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Mile A Minute Speed Piecing
42" x 54"

Using the "mile a minute" technique of creating a checkerboard, you can truly whip up this crib quilt in no time. Just stitch strips together, cut them apart, rearrange and restitch. Voila! Attach your border, layer, quilt and you are done!
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sample using different fabrics


1 yard 45" width fabric 1 (we show as pink polka dot)
1 yard 45" width fabric 2 (we show as periwinkle polka dot)
crib size batting (42" x 54"
backing fabric (42" X 54")
border fabric (top and bottom: 3.5" x 42"; two sides: 3.5" x 48")*
Binding fabric


Use 1/4" seams

1.  Cut color 1 and color 2 into strips that measure 3.5" x w.o.f. (width of fabric)

cut strips
You now have 8 strips of each color. Each strip measures 3.5" x 42" (must be at least 42" long)

cut color 1
cut color 2

2.  Stitch rows of fabric right sides together, alternating color. Press seams open.

stitch rows
3.  Cut into strips that measure 3.5" wide.

cut stitched rows
4.  Turn every other row around so that you form a checkerboard pattern. Stitch rows right sides together. Press seams open. rearrange rows and stitch together

5.  Square up your block to measure 36" x 48"

6.  Add side borders: stitch borders right sides together to quilt block. Press seams open.

7.  Add top and bottom borders: stitch borders right sides together to quilt block. Press seams open.

8.  Layer your quilt and add binding. For more information on these subjects,
go to: Assemble & Bind A Quilt.

borders added

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