With right sides together, match marks and ends of the sashing and the row and pin.
Cut 4 sashing strips 1 1/2" x the width of the rows.
She also quilted circles in the sashing
posts, and various interlocking curved line motifs in the blocks, sashing
units and borders in white thread.
Fold the long sashing strip up, onto previously sewn row.
With right sides together, position next row on long sashing strip, aligning seams with pins.
Watching block placement and orientation, sew 2 block rows of 2 Corner Blocks, 1 Edge Block, and 2 sashing
Shop Assorted turquoise, lime, teal, and olive prints (blocks, pieced sashing, 3 1/8-3 5/8 yds.
2 Sew 2 white 4 1/2" x 6 1/4" rectangles to assorted print 1" x 4 1/2" strip to make pieced sashing strip (Diagram II).
Kathy chose a Warm & White batting, and Karen machine quilted a quatrefoil design on each block, swirling vines on the sashing
strips, a flower on each sashing
square, and a repeating flower and vine design on the border.
Both the Celtic Twist Block and the sashing strips are made using this technique.
Fabric for sashing stars 20 squares 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" (set aside for Part Six) 1
Sew together 5 white-on-white and 5 assorted print 11/2" squares to make vertical sashing