How to Sew a Peter Rabbit Quilt
Our Peter Rabbit fat quarter fabrics lend themselves perfectly to a simple quilt for the nursery, using a classic square quilt block – discover how to create your own, to add a dash of colour to your nursery.
1. Wash and iron all fabric.
2. Measure a 4 inch square onto some cardboard and cut out. This will be your template.
3. Use your template to cut out squares from your fabrics. Lay out the squares in a design and size you like.
4. Sew the squares right sides together by row, using a ¼ inch seam allowance.
5. Press the seams open.
6. Sew the rows with right sides together using a ¼ inch seam allowance.
7. When the quilt top has been assembled, press all seams.
8. Lay out the backing fabric and wadding on a flat surface.
9. Place the quilt top, right side up and pin through all 3 layers.
10. Make sure the quilt sandwich is secure and cut to the size of the quilt top.
11. Sew the layers together, stitching in the seams where the squares are joined.
12. Cut enough binding to reach around all 4 quilt sides.
13. Unfold the bias binding and pin to the reverse side of the quilt, matching the edges.
14. Sew the binding to the quilt, stitching as close to the edge as possible.
15. Fold the bias binding over the quilt edge to the front side.
16. Sew to the front, stitching close to the inside edge of the binding. Make sure to catch the binding on the reverse side in the stitching.