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  • BlocksontheGo,forQuiltsontheGrow!AKA-TheAlwaysDoneQuilt!

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    Everyweek=oneblock=onecompletelyfinishedquilt-let=AlwaysDone!

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    Assemble10completedquilt-letsintotheconfigurationshownatleftIsewedminetogetherbymachine,byoverlappingtheedgesofmyquilt-letsby1/8andsewingwithavariegatedthread.Havingdonethis,Icantellyouthatitwouldprobablybeeasiertoladderstitchtogetherbyhand.

    Ifyouhaveladder-stitchedandbig-stitchquiltedthequilt-letsbyhandthenyouarereadytoproceedtothenextpage.Ifyourquilt-letswillbequiltedbymachine,stichrandomstraightlinesacrosstheentirepiecetoholdthebattinginplaceandpreventitfromcurlingandbunchingwhenlaundered.

    Requirements:10Quilt-letsmadewith4hexagonblocks.5meters(5/8Yard)forbaglining3meters(31/3Yards)11/2widecottonrugbinding,twilltape,orribbonforhandlesandbagsupport1meter(11/8Yards)13/8rickracktocoordinatewithbag

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  • Afterquiltingthetenassembledquilt-letsfoldonthelinesindicatedinthephotoatlefttocreatethebagshape.

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    Stitchtogethertheedgesofthequilt-lets,toformthebasicbagshape,asindicatedinthephotos,attopfromlefttoright,leavingthebottomcornersuntiltheend.InthesampleIhaveclosedthebottomcornersbysimplystitchingthe2layerstogetherinsteadofoverlapping.Yourbagshellshouldendupapproximately171/2x171/2tothebottomoftheVbetweenthehexiesatthetopofthebag.

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  • Cuttheliningfabric361/2x19,Ididthisbyliningupthe181/4markofa201/2squareruleronthefoldlineandtheperpendicular19linealongonecutedgeandtrimmingawaytheexcess.

    Lineuparuleralonganedgeofyourbagtofindoutwherethepointsofthetophexiesare.Minewereatapproximately41/4and131/4.

    Markalineatthesemeasurements,41/4and131/4fromthefoldline.Ididthisbyscoringalinewithaheramarkerandthenpressingafoldintothefabric.Foldyourliningfabricwrongsidestogetherandsewan1/8seamalongthebottomedgeofthebag.Turnwrongsideoutandsewthesameseamwitha1/4seamallowancetocreateanicelyfinishedFrenchseam.

    Foldoverthetopedgeofthebagliningapproximately1/4twiceandstitchinplace.

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  • Sincethisisalargebagat18tallyouwillhavetomeasurehowlongyouwantyourhandlestobesothebagdoesntdragonthegroundwhencarried.Imademinerelativelyshortat13.Onthewrongsideofthebagliningandcenteringthetwilltapeoverthemarked41/4linestartstitchingdowntheedgeofthetape.Continueacrossthefrenchseamatthebottomofthebagandtothetopedge.Pivotandstitchacrosstotheotheredgeofthetwilltapeatthetopedgeofthebag.

    Pivotandstitchdowntheotheredgeofthetwilltape,backstitchingtosecureattheend.Measurethepredeterminedhandlelengthfromtheedgeofthebagandmarkwithapin.Curvethehandlesotherearenotwistsandcenterontothe131/4mark,liningthepinupwiththetopedgeofthebaglining.Beginstitchingasbeforesecuringtheedgeofthetwilltape.

    Continuestitchinguntilyoureachthetopedgeofthebagagainandrepeatasbefore.Whenyoureachtheotherendofthetwilltape,trimtheendleaving1/2overlap.Foldundertheendandstitchacrosstosecure.

    Closetheremainingsideseamwithafrenchseamasbefore,firstsewingan1/8seamwiththeliningrightsideoutandthena1/4seamwiththeliningwrongsideout.

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  • Laythe13/8richrackontothetwilltapemakingsureitextends1pastthetopedgeofthebag.Stitchinplacebysewingpointtopointasshown.Trimtheends.InserttheliningintothebagliningupthevalleyoftheVswiththetopedgeofthelining.Stitchinplace.BecauseIchoserandomstraightlinequilting,Isewingthelininginplacebymachineanditlookslikepartofmyquilting.Ifyouarestitchingthelininginplacebyhandsimplyslip-stitchinplacefromtheinsidemakingsurenottogothroughalllayers.Hideyourstitchinginsidethequilt-lets.

    Becausethehandleissewntotheliningittakesalltheweightandthereisnostressonthequilt-letswhileyoucarryyourbag.Youmightchoosetoaddasecondsetofhandlestomakeitpossibleforyoutocarrythebagonyourshoulder.Ifso,placetheshoulderstrapinsidetheshorterhandlesothatitwillfallinsidethebagwhilecarryingandnotgetcaughtonthings.EnjoyyourTenQuilt-letsToGoTotebag!

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