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Twenty different dogs. Some of the breeds included are German shepherd, poodle, bloodhound, beagle, Dalmatian, St Bernard, corgie, Chihuahua, Boston terrier, and collie.
The quilt in this photo is 35" x 53".
We have made several quilts with this pattern and they all come out with different measurements because the arrangement of the blocks has been different. Should you leave out a block the whole configuration changes. If you make one block twice (reversing the design and using in a different fabric) the whole configuration changes. Also, if you used all the designs in this pattern twice, the quilt could be really big. Combining this pattern with other Critter Pattern Works patterns will vary the size of the finished quilt even more.
How do we combine blocks of different sizes? If you have a long block and a shorter one and you want them to go together, add a strip of fabric in a different value (darker or lighter than the ones around it) to the shorter one. Sew those two fabrics to the longer applique block and square them up on the outside edges. This is now a unit. Make more units. If the units don't fit exactly together, add more strips to make them work together. When all your units are sewn together and squared up to make a rectangle, you sew on a border and then quilt.
We haveHow to Applique videos if you learn visually. Watch our designer, Debora Konchinsky take you through all the steps to make a Critter Pattern Works quilt.
If you choose to receive your pattern as a PDF file, you will receive it sooner, save the postage, and never loose a page of drawings or instructions, Also, some of the newer PDF patterns have photographs in color included. When you order a PDF pattern, the download location will be sent within 24 hours of placing your order.