2017 Wisconsin State Shop Hop Section 2 Mystery Quilt Finishing Instructions

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2017 Wisconsin Shop Hop Section 2 Mystery Quilt

Thanks so much for participating in this year’s Shop Hop! Whether you win a prize, complete the mystery quilt, or just enjoyed visiting some of the amazing shops in South Central Wisconsin, we hope you had a great time!

Quilt Top Assembly Instructions 

  • Fabric 1
    • Cut 8 strips – each 1½” x WOF for the inner border
  • Fabric 2
    • Cut 5 strips – 6½” wide x WOF for the outer border
      • From the first WOF strip, cut one 32½” strip and one 6½” strip
      • From the second WOF strip, cut a second 32½” strip and a second 6½” strip
      • From the third WOF strip, cut one 26½” strip and a third 6½” strip
      • From the fourth WOF strip, cut one 26½” strip
      • From the last WOF strip, cut one 24½” strip
    • Fabric 5
      • Cut 8 strips – 2½” wide x WOF for the bindin2017 State Shop Hop Quilt Field with Inner Borderg
    • Inner Border
      • Join all 8 strips of Fabric 1 end-to-end to form one long strip
      • From the long strip, cut two strips each 60½” long and two strips each 62½” long
      • Join one of the 60½” strips to each side of the quilt field as shown above at right
      • Join one of the 62½” strips to the top and bottom of the quilt field as shown above at right
    • Outer Border2017 State Shop Hop Quilt Field with Outer Border
      • Join Flying Geese units with strips of Fabric 2 to form the side, top, and bottom outer borders as shown at right
      • NOTE: Pay careful attention to the Flying Geese Unit positions!  Remember that there are two types of Flying Geese Units and place them correctly according to the diagram!
      • Attach the two side outer borders and then the top and bottom outer borders as shown in the diagram
    • Binding
      • Join all 8 strips of Fabric 5 end-to-end to form one long strip
      • Use the long strip to bind all four edges of the quilt top

To print a copy of the instructions click the following link :

2017 WI Shop Hop Instructions for Assembly of Quilt Top

Questions? Stop by Quilter’s Compass to get some expert advice from one of our Quilt Divas on finishing your Section 2 Mystery Quilt.

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