You need to
cut your florals into 3.5” X 6.5” rectangles.
I cut 3 ½
inch strips from my fat quarters and sub cut them into 6 ½ inch segments. That
is how I did it. You can cut them however you want.
That is the
size you need from all your floral scraps!
You need 112
floral rectangles. Lots of flowers in our garden!
Layout Time – Yippie!
I hope you
held out this long and you are ready to put your garden together.
is laid out on the diagonal. You will start in the top left corner with a
floral rectangle and build down from there. The pinwheels will be on point and
they are the block that goes straight up and down through the quilt top, so
your brick will be at an angle.
will zig zag across, we will clean them up after the center is pieced.
mud? How about a picture or two to help?
The rows alternate a floral with a pieced brick. On the edges you will add
the necessary cropped brick or finishing edge brick.Now in a few places you will need to add the
4 patch triangles that you have left.
Floral and a4 patch triangle.
Floral and a Cropped Brick.
Floral, full brick, floral.
Floral, brick, floral, and a Finishing edge brick. Top of pinwheel row.
Floral, brick, floral, brick, floral.
And onward! Remember pinwheels go straight down your quilt.
This is mine in layout mode, that is why there is a gap in the middle. Our
flower garden needs its border!