You are on page 1of 6

#114

moroccan lanterns quilt
Finished size: 64” x 80”

cut: • 60 squares 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” ** From the dark blue print. cut: • 120 squares 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” ** From the lime green print.Inspired by a Turkish rug.. cut: • 40 squares 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” • 8 squares 5-1/2” x 5-1/2” • 2 strip 2-1/2” x WOF • 1 strip 2-1/2” x 21” • 8 squares 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” From the orange print.com www. sub-cut: • 12 squares 5-1/2” x 5-1/2” ** From the yellow dot print. Then stitch your diagonal lines by lining up the corner of your fabric square with the edge of the masking tape as you sew. www. sub-cut: • 79 squares 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” • 8 rectangles 4-1/2” x 6-1/2” From the white 5-1/2” strips. Cutting instructions • 4 yards white solid • 2/3 yard yellow print • 2/3 yard orange print • 1/2 yard of plum print • 3/4 yard of dark blue print • 1-1/4 yard of aqua print • 3/4 yard of teal print • 1/3 yard of yellow-green print • 2/3 yard of medium green print • 1/3 yard of lime green print • 5/8 yard binding fabric • 4-1/2 yards backing fabric From the white solid. mark the center line so that it’s aligned with your machine’s needle..freshlypieced. cut: • 80 squares 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” ** • 4 rectangles 2-1/2” x 4-1/2” • 8 squares 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” From the teal print.latenightquilter.com Copyright 2014. Lee Heinrich . From the white 2-1/2” strips. You will need . sub-cut: • 160 squares 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” ** • 90 rectangles 2-1/2” x 4-1/2” • 16 rectangles 2-1/2” x 6-1/2” • 2 strips 2-1/2” x 11” • 1 strip 2-1/2” x 21” • do not subcut the remaining 4 strips (leave as WOF strips) From the white 4-1/2” strips. cut: • 20 squares 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” **mark a diagonal line from corner to corner on the back of the piece line up corner of fabric and edge of tape Page 2 Moroccan Lanterns was quilted by Stephanie Palmer. cut: • 60 squares 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” ** From the medium green. cut: • 31 strips 2-1/2” x WOF • 12 strips 4-1/2” x WOF • 2 strips 5-1/2” x WOF TIP: Don’t want to mark lines on the back of all these squares? Save yourself some work— mark your machine bed instead! Using masking or washi tape. exotic look using jewel tones and modern prints. cut: • 20 squares 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” • 4 squares 5-1/2” x 5-1/2” • 1 strip 2-1/2” x WOF • 1 strip 2-1/2” x 11” • 4 squares 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” From the aqua print. this pattern brings the glamour of travel to your sewing room! Get an elegant. cut: • 10 squares 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” • 1 strip 2-1/2” x WOF • 1 strip 2-1/2” x 11” • 20 rectangles 2-1/2” x 4-1/2” • 20 squares 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” From the plum print. cut: • 80 squares 2-1/2” x 2-1/2” ** • 4 rectangles 2-1/2” x 4-1/2” • 8 squares 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” From the yellow-green print.

as shown. 2. Trim 1/4” out from the stitched line. grn corners: 10 corners: 20 . marked side of 2-1/2” squares facing you. Align a 2-1/2” square in the upper left corner of a 4-1/2” square.5” square. Repeat on the other side of the 2-1/2” x 4-1/2” white piece. 1. 5. 2. 4. Press triangle into place. 1. 5. Repeat on the upper right corner of the 4-1/2” square. 4. Stitch along the marked diagonal line. 6. Trim and press. Stitch along the marked diagonal line. marked side of 2-1/2” square facing you. 3. 4. as shown. 6. 3. Align a 2-1/2” colored square with the left-hand corner of a 2-1/2” x 4-1/2” white piece. 5. right sides facing. 2. 2. 1. 2. Trim and press. right sides facing.Make Two-Corner Units Make Four-Corner Units Make Flying Geese Units 1. Make the following: 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” Make the following: white with orange corners: 28 white with yellow corners: 28 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” Make the following: white with plum with teal with yellow-green white white and lime corners: 5 corners: 20 corners: 10 Lime/white: Make 10 White/aqua: Make 4 White/dark blue: Make 2 dark blue with yellow-green corners: 10 aqua with medium green corners: 20 white with dk blue with aqua with medium green white and white and corners: 10 yellow-grn med. 4. Repeat on the opposite corners of the 4. Trim 1/4” out from the stitched line. 4. 3. Trim and press. as shown below. 3. 1. Align 2-1/2” squares in the upper left and lower right corners of a 4-1/2” square. 4-1/2” x 2-1/2” 6. 3. Trim 1/4” out from the stitched line. as shown. Press triangle into place. Press triangles into place. Stitch along the marked diagonal lines. 2. 1. pressing seams open. 3. 4. right sides facing. pressing seams open. pressing seams open.

with aqua: 40 with teal: 20 . Make right-hand half-geese units in the same way. 4. 4-1/2” x 2-1/2” Right-hand half-goose unit Make Side Half-Units Follow the same steps tas described under “Make side units.Make Half-Geese Units Make Side Units Make Strip-Pieced Units 1. 3.” except that you will use a white 2-1/2” x 6-1/2” piece. to complete the unit. 3. lign a 2-1/2” colored square with the left-hand corner of a 2-1/2” x 4-1/2” white piece. Left-hand white/orange: 2 Right-hand white/orange: 2 Left-hand teal/lime: 10 Right-hand teal/lime: 10 Make 2 half-units 2-1/2” x 6-1/2” with color placement swapped. 1. 1. as shown below. Make the following: Make 2 half-units 2-1/2” x 6-1/2”. Left-hand white/yellow: 4 Make the following: Right-hand white/yellow: 4 1.” except that you will use a white 4-1/2” x 6-1/2” piece instead of a 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” square. with dark blue: 20 2. 3. Stitch along the marked diagonal line. right sides facing. 3. 2. 3. 2. 3. Make 8 units 4-1/2” x 6-1/2” (in colors shown in diagrams below). 2. as shown below. but on the other side of the unit. pressing seams open. as shown. 4. Sew a cross-cut piece onto a white piece 2-1/2” x 4-1/2”. 1. Follow the same steps as described under “Make Four-Corner Units. 5. 2. into pieces 2-1/2” x 4-1/2”. Trim 1/4” out from the stitched line. Press triangle into place. 3. 1. To make a left-hand half-geese unit. Match up a white 2-1/2” x WOF strip with a colored 2-1/2” x WOF strip. Sew together along long edge and press seam open. 6. 4-1/2” x 2-1/2” Left-hand half-goose unit 1. 2. Cross-cut this strip set as shown. 2. Press seams open.

right sides facing. Align a 5-1/2” white square and a 5-1/2” colored square. Create Block A using (3) 4-Corner Units. Mark another diagonal line on one of the wrong sides of the pair. 1/4” out from the line. and (4) Strip-Pieced units. Align them. Sew along each side of the marked diagonal line on the white square. 4. press open. Create Block B using (1) Hourglass Unit and (2) 2-Corner Units. Yellow/aqua/orange: Make 8 5”5” 2. 5” 5”5” 5” 3. and trim to 4-1/2” x 4-1/2”. right sides facing. 2. 5”5” 4. Sew along each side of the marked diagonal line on the white square. Press open and trim to 5” x 5”. 1. 1. Pair up two of these 5” x 5” halfsquare triangle units. Cut apart. 4-1/2” 4-1/2” 4-1/2” Create Block C using (1) 4-Corner Unit and (2) 2-Corner Units. 3. 5”5” 5” 4-1/2” 5. 1/4” out from the line. Block B is 12” x 4” finished. Yellow/dark blue/yellow: Make 4 5. Block B is 12” x 4” finished.Make Hourglass Units Make Block A Make Block B 1. 4-1/2” Make the following: 4-1/2” 4-1/2” 4-1/2” x 4-1/2” Dark blue/ yellow-green: Make 5 Plum/yellow: Make 10 4-1/2” Make the following: Aqua/ medium green: Make 10 aqua/ white: 8 Make Block C 4-1/2” 4-1/2” 4-1/2” 4-1/2” 4-1/2” 4-1/2” 5” dark blue/ white: 4 Plum/orange: Make 10 . (2) 2-Corner Units. 6. with the white halfs touching colored halfs. Block A is 12” x 12” finished. Cut on the marked line.

5” sq SU C E 4.5” sq B A C 4.5” x 4. (2) 2-Corner Units. Block D is 12” x 2” finished.5” D SHU = Side half-unit SU = Side unit A A A C 2. Quilt and bind as desired.5” x 4.5” SHU E = Block E Make 10 in teal/lime green/white.5” D A C 4.5” D C 4. .5” sq B A B A C 2. and enjoy! SHU E SU E SU E SU E SU E SHU 2.5” sq SU C E 4.5” x 4. Assemble in vertical rows.5” sq B A C 4.5” sq 2.5” D A = Block A B = Block B A B A B A C 4.5” sq B C 4. Create Block E using (3) 4-Corner Units.Make Block D Make Block E Create Block D using (1) Flying Geese Unit and (2) Half-Geese Units.5” sq A C 4.5” sq A A C 4.5” sq A C 2.5” x 4. and away from the C blocks.5” sq B C 4. Dark blue/yellow: Make 2 Orange/aqua/yellow (orange and yellow placement swapped): Make 2 Yellow/aqua/orange: Make 2 Assemble the Quilt Top Assemble the quilt top using the assembly diagram below.5” sq SU C E 2.5” x 4. pressing seams toward the A and E blocks.5” 2.5” sq B B C 4.5” x 4.5” sq SU C E 4.5” D C 4.5” x 4.5” sq B 2.5” x 4. and (4) Strip-Pieced units.5” sq B C 4.5” D C = Block C D = Block D SHU C E 4.