Hearts Align Quilt Tutorial
Grab your layer cake, ruler, and rotary cutter.
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Cut your entire layer cake in to (84) 5” x 10” rectangles.
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Choose 7 rectangles for each heart and 5 for the background. Make 6 blocks total. You should have 12 leftover rectangles for the side fillers.
3
Place your heart rectangles how you like and cut one in to (2) 5” squares.
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Choose two background rectangles to stay whole and cut the remaining three in to (6) 5” squares.
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Mark a line from corner to corner on the back side of all of your 5” squares.
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Trim all of your rectangles down to 5” x 9.5” by taking a half inch off one side.
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Ugh! Your points won’t match like this if you forget to trim your rectangles down to 5” x 9.5”. Seam ripper here I come. 😉
You are ready to sew up your heart block! Place all your squares RST with your rectangles. Stitch directly on the lines. Trim away excess and press.
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Trim your 12 filler rectangles down to 5” x 9.5” by taking a half inch off of one side.
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Make five more heart blocks for a total of six.
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Now add in your side rectangles and sew it all together.
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Your Hearts Align quilt top is complete! Measures 45” x 54”
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