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Basket Quilt in Triangles posted: 1/20/2003
by Dori Hawks Printable Page
Category: Pieced Level: Challenging
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Description:
Pick out fabrics that look like a basket for the handles and main basket. Change some of the colors around. Fill your basket up with a special quilting design, or appliqué some flowers in the basket after piecing.

Finished Size: 12"


Fabric Reqs For Block: (Example fabrics in parentheses)
  • 12" x 15" Light (Pale Yellow)
  • 3" x 11" Dark (Brown)
  • 3" x 11" 1st Medium (Light Brown)
  • 3" x 8" 2nd Medium (Gold)
  • 3" x 8" 3rd Medium (Bright Yellow)
  • 3" x 12 ½" 4th Medium (Green)
Cutting Instructions
Piece Shape # Fabric Instructions  
A  1  Light Cut one 2 ½" x 2 ½" square.
B  8 Light Cut four 2 7/8" x 2 7/8" squares. Cut in half diagonally once.
C  5 Dark Cut three 2 7/8" x 2 7/8" squares. Cut in half diagonally once.
D  6 1st Medium Cut three 2 7/8" x 2 7/8" squares. Cut in half diagonally once.
E  4 2nd Medium Cut two 2 7/8" x 2 7/8" Squares. Cut in half diagonally once.
F  4 3rd Medium Cut two 2 7/8" x 2 7/8" Squares. Cut in half diagonally once.
G  4 4th Medium Cut two 2 7/8" x 2 7/8" Squares. Cut in half diagonally once.
H  4 Light Cut two 2 ½" x 8 ½" rectangles
I  1 Light Cut one 4 7/8" x 4 7/8" square. Cut in half diagonally once.
J  1 Light Cut one 8 7/8" x 8 7/8" square. Cut in half diagonally once.

Assembly (1/4" seam allowance throughout):
Instruction Diagram
Step 1: Sew all E triangles to a B triangle. Press seams open or toward E. (B/E unit)
Step 2: Sew all F triangles to a B triangle. Press seams open or toward F. (B/F unit)
Step 3: Sew five D triangles to five G triangles. Press seams open or toward G (D/G unit)
Step 4: Sew one D triangle to one C triangle. Press seams open or toward C (C/D unit)
Step 5: Sew a C triangle to one end of each H rectangle. Refer to diagram (Section 4)
Step 6: Sew three D/G units together, add one G triangle to one end (Section 1)
Step 7: Sew one C/D unit to one D/G unit, add one C triangle to one end. (Section 2)
Step 8: Sew a C triangle to one D/G unit. (Section 3)
Step 9: Sew Section 1, 2, 3 together and a G triangle.
Step 10: Sew triangle J to Section 1,2,3. Press seam open or toward J.
Step 11: Sew two B/E units alternating with two B/F units. Repeat this step but make the second row a mirror image.
Step 12: Sew one of these B/E B/F unit rows to the side of J. Press
Step 13: Sew Light A to the end of the remaining B/E B/F unit row next to an E. Press
Step 14: Sew the unit from Step 13 to the other side of the basket section next to J. Press
Step 15: Sew Section 4 (See Step 5) onto one side of the basket. Press
Step 16: Sew the other Section 4 to the other side of the basket. Press
Step 17: Sew Triangle I to the bottom of the basket (next to the C Dark triangles). Press
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