12 July 2013

Oh My, Scrappy Stars! - Assembly Begins


It's time for this week's instructions!  The assembling of the rows....
For now, here are the instructions for Rows 1 to 31.
Rows 32 to 50 will be covered in the next post within a few short days!

Assembling the Quilt Top:
By printing out this picture, it may be helpful, during the assembly of the rows to refer to this Quilt Layout.
You may wish to number and cross off your rows as you go.



ROWS 1-4



This is a breakdown of Rows 1, 2, 3, and 4.  You will need....
  • 8 of the Neutral 2.5” single squares
  • 6 Pale Blue HST’s, 6 Pale Yellow HST’s, 6 Pale Orange HST’s, 6 Pale Green HST’s,
  • 6 of the 12 Neutral strip sets
  • and 6 of the 10 Neutral strip sets 
Lay out the pieces in the rows, as shown below, aiming to ensure no two same neutrals are touching.
Here is the same section, as above, made larger for easy viewing, and split into three sections.





Sew each of the pieces in Row 1 together. Sew each of the pieces in Row 2 together.
Sew each of the pieces in Row 3 together.  Sew each of the pieces in Row 4 together.
Press all seams open. Now sew the rows together and press all seams open again.

Congrats on the big finish!  You have now completed just under a tenth of your quilt top! 


ROWS 5-8




This is a breakdown of Rows 5, 6, 7, and 8.  You will need....
  • 6 Neutral 2.5” single squares
  • 2 Pale Blue HST’s, 2 Pale Yellow HST’s, 2 Pale Orange HST’s, 2 Pale Green HST’s,
  • 2 of the 7 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 6 Neutral strip sets
  • 4 of the 5 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 4 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 3 Neutral strip sets
  • and 12 of the 2 Neutral strip sets
  • 24 of the Red/Orange/Yellow (ROY) HST’s
  • 12 of the Blue/Green (BG) and Neutral HST’s
  • 8 of the BG and Accent Brown HST’s
  • 36 of the ROY 2.5” single squares
  • 12 of the BG 2.5” single squares
  • 3 of the Accent Brown 2.5” single squares
Lay out the pieces in the rows, as shown below, aiming to ensure no two same neutrals are touching.
Use your finished Rows 1-4 as a guide to ensure Row 5 has no two same neutrals touching.
Here is the same section, as above, made larger for easy viewing, and split into two sections.
 




Sew each of the pieces in Rows together.  Press all seams open. Now sew the rows together and press all seams open again.

You can now sew the Row set 1-4 onto this Row set 5-8 and press the seam open.



ROWS 9-12




This is a breakdown of Rows 9, 10, 11, and 12.  You will need....
  • 8 of the 5 Neutral strip sets
  • 4 of the 4 Neutral strip sets
  • 4 of the 3 Neutral strip sets
  • 24 of the Blue/Green (BG) and Neutral HST’s
  • 16 of the BG and Accent Brown HST’s
  • 32 of the BG 2.5” single squares
  • 8 of the Accent Brown 2.5” single squares
  • 4 of the 8.5” Feature Fabric squares

Lay out the pieces in the rows, as shown below, aiming to ensure no two same squares are touching.  Use your finished Rows 1-8 as a guide to ensure Row 9 has no two same neutrals touching.

Here is the same section, as above, made larger for easy viewing, and split into two sections.





Because of the large 8.5” Feature Fabric squares, the rows will be sewn together in each section, then sewn to the feature fabric.  Sew each of the pieces in each row together.  Then sew the rows together for that section.  When you have sewn each section together, then sew them onto the 8.5” Feature fabric squares.  Press all seams open.


ROWS 13-16
 



This is a breakdown of Rows 13, 14, 15, and 16.  You will need....
  • 6 Neutral 2.5” single squares
  • 2 Pale Green HST’s and 2 Pale Blue HST’s
  • 4 Feature Fabric HST’s
  • 2 of the 7 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 6 Neutral strip sets
  • 4 of the 5 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 4 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 3 Neutral strip sets
  • and 12 of the 2 Neutral strip sets
  • 24 of the Red/Orange/Yellow (ROY) HST’s
  • 12 of the Blue/Green (BG) and Neutral HST’s
  • 8 of the BG and Accent Brown HST’s
  • 36 of the ROY 2.5” single squares
  • 18 of the BG 2.5” single squares
  • 4 of the Accent Brown 2.5” single squares
Lay out the pieces in the rows, as shown below, aiming to ensure no two same neutrals are touching.   Use your finished Rows 9-12 as a guide to ensure Row 13 has no two same neutrals touching.
 


Here is the same section, as above, made larger for easy viewing, and split into two sections.
 




Sew each of the pieces in Rows together.  Press all seams open. Now sew the rows together and press all seams open again.

You can now sew the Row set 9-12 onto this Row set 13-16 and press the seam open.
Then you can now sew the Row set 1-8 onto this Row set 9-16 and press the seam open.





ROWS 17-19




This is a breakdown of Rows 17, 18, and 19.  You will need....
  • 2 Neutral 2.5” single squares
  • 6 of the 10 Neutral strip sets
  • 3 of the 12 Neutral strip sets
  • 4 Pale Green HST’s and 4 Pale Blue HST’s
  • 2 of the GYG strip sets and 1 of the YGY strip sets
  • 2 of the BOB strip sets and 1 of the OBO strip sets
  • 8 Feature Fabric HST’s
  • 4 of the Feature/Brown Accent/Feature strip sets and 2 of the Brown Accent/Feature/Brown Accent strip sets
Lay out the pieces in the rows, as shown below, aiming to ensure no two same neutrals are touching.   Use your finished Rows 13-16 as a guide to ensure Row 17 has no two same neutrals touching.

Here is the same section, as above, made larger for easy viewing, and split into two sections.



Sew each of the pieces in Rows together.  Press all seams open. Now sew the rows together and press all seams open again.

 


ROWS 20-23




This is a breakdown of Rows 20, 21, 22, and 23.  You will need....
  • 6 Neutral 2.5” single squares
  • 2 Pale Green HST’s and 2 Pale Blue HST’s
  • 4 Feature Fabric HST’s
  • 2 of the 7 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 6 Neutral strip sets
  • 4 of the 5 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 4 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 3 Neutral strip sets
  • and 12 of the 2 Neutral strip sets
  • 24 of the Red/Orange/Yellow (ROY) HST’s
  • 12 of the Blue/Green (BG) and Neutral HST’s
  • 4 of the BG and Accent Brown HST’s
  • 36 of the ROY 2.5” single squares
  • 24 of the BG 2.5” single squares
  • 2 of the Accent Brown 2.5” single squares
Lay out the pieces in the rows, as shown below, aiming to ensure no two same neutrals are touching.   Use your finished Rows 17-19 as a guide to ensure Row 20 has no two same neutrals touching.

Here is the same section, as above, made larger for easy viewing, and split into two sections.





Sew each of the pieces in Rows together.  Press all seams open. Now sew the rows together and press all seams open again.

You can now sew the Row set 17-19 onto this Row set 20-23 and press the seam open.
Then you can now sew the Row set 1-16 onto this Row set 17-23 and press the seam open.
 



ROWS 24-27




This is a breakdown of Rows 24, 25, 26, and 27.  You will need....
  • 8 of the 5 Neutral strip sets
  • 4 of the 4 Neutral strip sets
  • 4 of the 3 Neutral strip sets
  • 24 of the Blue/Green (BG) and Neutral HST’s
  • 8 of the BG and Accent Brown HST’s
  • 48 of the BG 2.5” single squares
  • 4 of the Accent Brown 2.5” single squares
  • 4 of the 8.5” Feature Fabric squares
Lay out the pieces in the rows, as shown below, aiming to ensure no two same squares are touching.  Use your finished Rows 20-23 as a guide to ensure Row 24 has no two same neutrals touching.
 


Here is the same section, as above, made larger for easy viewing, and split into two sections.




Because of the large 8.5” Feature Fabric squares, the rows will be sewn together in each section, then sewn to the feature fabric.  Sew each of the pieces in each row together.  Then sew the rows together for that section.  When you have sewn each section together, then sew them onto the 8.5” Feature fabric squares.  Press all seams open. 


ROWS 28-31 



This is a breakdown of Rows 28, 29, 30, and 31.  You will need....
  • 6 Neutral 2.5” single squares
  • 2 Pale Orange HST’s and 2 Pale Yellow HST’s
  • 4 Feature Fabric HST’s
  • 2 of the 7 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 6 Neutral strip sets
  • 4 of the 5 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 4 Neutral strip sets
  • 2 of the 3 Neutral strip sets
  • and 12 of the 2 Neutral strip sets
  • 24 of the Red/Orange/Yellow (ROY) HST’s
  • 12 of the Blue/Green (BG) and Neutral HST’s
  • 4 of the BG and Accent Brown HST’s
  • 36 of the ROY 2.5” single squares
  • 24 of the BG 2.5” single squares
  • 2 of the Accent Brown 2.5” single squares
Lay out the pieces in the rows, as shown below, aiming to ensure no two same neutrals are touching.   Use your finished Rows 24-27 as a guide to ensure Row 28 has no two same neutrals touching.

Here is the same section, as above, made larger for easy viewing, and split into two sections.


 
Sew each of the pieces in Rows together.  Press all seams open. Now sew the rows together and press all seams open again.

You can now sew the Row set 24-27 onto this Row set 28-31 and press the seam open.
Then you can now sew the Row set 1-23 onto this Row set 24-31 and press the seam open.


You have now completed two thirds of your quilt top. Instructions for Rows 32 to 50 will be posted soon!

See you again soon!
Lorna:)





6 comments:

Julie Hirt - 627handworks said...

These are going to look so incredible! I can't wait to see the progress.

Susan Owenby said...

Man, so detailed! That's really awesome of you, pretty sure folks don't usually give away this much work for free! :) Can't wait to see them all start rolling in.

Karin said...

This will look great!

JHNickodemus said...

While this post is neat, It doesn't quite seem to go with the Finish it Up Friday link that I clicked on. :( Was it a mis-paste? I'll check to see if it's another post.

Glinda ♥ said...

WOWeeeeee, Lorna ... what a lot of work :)

Mara said...

This is an AMAZING tutorial, I am going to pin it to make in the future, how did you do all of the graphs, just so much work and really really wonderful.

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