This is a super easy quilt that goes together quickly! At a finished size of 32″ x 40″ it’s perfect for a baby quilt, but would also look charming draped over a table, or even hung on the wall.
Materials needed:enough scraps to cut 160 – 2.5″ scrappy squares1/2 yard fabric of choice for setting squares1 1/4 yard fabric for backing1/4 yard fabric for binding40″ x 45″ batting of choice505 basting spray or basting pinsNotes: use consistent 1/4″ seam allowance
WOF – width of fabric
1. Cuttingscraps: cut 160 – 2.5″ squaresfabric for setting squares : cut 10 – 8.5″ squares (make sure to cut very carefully as 1/2 yard of fabric gives you exactly 10 squares with very little fabric left over)binding: cut 4 – 2.5″ x WOF strips
2. Scrappy SquaresDivide your 2.5″ squares into 10 piles of 16 squares each. Piece scrappy squares (in rows of 4 squares each). You will have 10 – 8.5″ squares.
3. LayoutAlternate scrappy squares with setting squares on your design wall or floor as shown in picture below. Stitch together to make a quilt top.
4. Quilt SandwichPress backing fabric, baste your quilt using either basting spray or pins. Quilt as desired. Trim the quilt.
5. BindingStitch binding strips together on bias and attach to quilt.
That’s it. A quick and easy project to use up some of those scraps!