Dora Quilt Top
Today i finished the Dora quilt top. It still has to be quilted but i thought i would give instructions on sewing it together for anyone who is interested. Well here goes. I will just use steps.
Step 1 chose your fabric. Cut your squares mine are 4 1/2 inches. I cut out the little Dora's. (thats called fussy cut)
Step 2 cut strips 2 1/2 inches wide in colors that match your fabric.
Step 3 sew one color strip to your square first down each side then across the top and bottom. Your square should look like pic.
Step 4 make as many as you need for your size quilt.
Step 5 Press all squares. I laid mine out in rows then pressed one row all up the next row down so that when i sewed the rows together the seams match up nice and snug. This really helps. It also helps to pin a note to each row as follows row 1 down, row 2 down and so on. This helps keep things organized and makes the next step easier.
Step 6 Sewing the rows together. I sew each block across in row 1 first. Do each across 2,3,4, till finished. Next i lay each row out in order (keep the # on). Again i press one row one direction and the next row the opposite. Next you will repeat except in the opposite. Sewing row 2 across to row 1. Sew row 3 across to row 2 continue till you have all the rows together.Last i put different size borders color and strips around mine. You can put as many as you like. Do it your way. Here is the finished top.
Hope you enjoy!
Annie Jump Cannon
8 hours ago