The Sand Stitchers Quilt Guild is making charity quilts for various causes. I took a roll of Civil War reproduction fabrics donated by Cynthia Reeves – enough to make two lap quilts.
She had precut the pieces 10″x width of fabric. I made four cuts on each piece to create four stacks of 10×10 squares. Then I cut each 10″ square in strips–one strip is 6.5″x10″, which leaves the other at 3.5″x10″. Here are the results:
The pattern we are using is the Double Slice Layer Cake, with a tutorial available on Youtube by Missouri Star Quilt Company.
After making the blocks, here is my preferred layout.
I completed one top this afternoon, from two of the fabric stacks. The browns are so rich!
The occasional poison green blok adds just enough diversion.
I will try for a photo outsidw tomorrow!