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14 Aug '14

Voile Disappearing 9-Patch Quilt

Posted by Ann Sandler in Uncategorized
Disappearing 9-Patch Quilt in Voile fabric by Anna Maria Horner, Stitchsupplyco.com

Anna Maria Horner's voile prints kept catching my eye.  But I had felt the buttery softness and maybe slippery texture of voile in person and was very intimidated to sew with it.  After hearing only good things about it, I took on the challenge.  With the help of awesome Instagram friends, my voile collection grew and was plentiful enough for a queen size quilt.  

And so it began, the Voile Disappearing 9-patch Quilt.  Here are the details....
To refresh my memory on the 9-patch, I visited a wonderful tutorial from Just Quilty

Queen quilt measuring 88" by 99"
First press all fabric and spray with starch or Best Press.
-Cut 162 - 8" squares. 
-Divide these into 18 piles of 9 squares.  I like to divide them up to keep colors separate.  
-Sew each pile of 9 squares into a 3x3 block pattern and then cut them into 4 squares, that will measure 11 inches each.  Follow Just Quilty's tutorial for photo details.  
-Now you will have 72 - 11 inch blocks.  These were arranged 8 wide by 9 long.  

Be sure to make your quilt even more amazing with a voile backing and binding!