Celebration Quilt – Sashing Instructions
We’re wrapping up the Block of the Month series from the Volume 118, September/October issue of Designs in Machine Embroidery.
Download the files for the sashing here: Celebration Quilt Sashing
Horizontal Sashing Units
Piece four cornerstones to three sashing strips. Make five horizontal sashing units. Set aside.
Piece four sashing strips to the sides of three blocks as shown. Repeat for four rows.
Piece one block unit to one horizontal sashing unit.
Add another block unit to the pieced block/horizontal sashing unit, matching the seams of the cornerstones to the blocks.
Continue piecing the quilt.
Add the borders. Press the quilt.
Quilting with a Sewing Machine
Cut the batting and backing 41” x 50”. Place the backing on a flat surface, wrong side up. Center the batting on top.
Center the quilt top on the batting. Pin baste the quilt. Stitch in the ditch around all blocks with the sewing machine. Use a decorative stitch such as a serpentine stitch to quilt the borders.
Quilting with an Embroidery Machine
Download the sashing and cornerstone designs from the blog (http://www.dzgns.com/blog). Hoop each sashing and cornerstone
Trim the excess backing and batting. Bind.