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November 8, 2019
Quilting options for Banyan Batiks Baralla disappearing 9 patch quilt from Quilt Social

Happy Friday everyone! I’m sad to say that today wraps up my spotlight on the fabulous new Banyan Batiks Baralla Collection. I’ve had such a great time working with the various prints from the collections! I hope you’ve been with me all week as I’ve taken you through the steps to create a fun and fast disappearing 9 patch quilt.


Banyan Batiks Baralla Collection Disappearing 9 Patch quilt is perfect to snuggle under during the cool Fall nights


Preparing the Quilt Backing

I like to piece my backings with the seams running horizontally whenever possible, so ...

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November 7, 2019
Magic sewing secrets revealed: the disappearing 9 patch from Quilt Social

Is your excitement building? If you’ve been with me all week, you’ve been following the steps to create a fast and fun disappearing 9 patch quilt using the gorgeous new fabrics of Banyan Batiks Baralla Collection. Yesterday I went over sewing the big disappearing 9 patch blocks together. Today, I’m continuing the fun and playing with a little magic.

The magic of the disappearing 9 patch block

Once the 3 big 9 patch blocks are sewn together, they should measure approximately 36½” square, with the center square measuring 12” square.


Center square of the 9 patch should ...

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November 6, 2019
Creating BIG disappearing 9 patch blocks with Banyan Batiks Baralla from Quilt Social

Welcome back! Ready to have some fun? Yesterday I went over cutting the gorgeous Banyan Batiks Baralla fabrics, so today it’s time to lay them out and start sewing the big disappearing 9 patch blocks together.

Layout – let the fun begin!

The layout for this disappearing 9 patch quilt is super simple. Having a design wall, a large table, or even laying the fabrics on a bed will help as the blocks will grow quite quickly. Basically, I’m creating a big 9 patch, which means there will be 3 blocks across and 3 blocks down. I’ll create ...

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November 5, 2019
Unique fussy cut options with Banyan Batiks Baralla Collection from Quilt Social

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Welcome back! I hope you all had a fun time shopping for your beautiful new Banyan Batiks Baralla fabrics which I introduced you to in yesterday’s post, which are available in 7 sumptuous color palettes; Crimson Red, Pink Slate, Emerald Red, Magenta, Spring Leaf,Midnight Gold and Exotic Purple.


Banyan Batiks Baralla Midnight Gold Colorway


For this quick and easy disappearing 9 patch quilt, I selected fabrics from the Crimson Red, Emerald Red and Pink Slate color palettes, but you can select from whichever you desire. The hardest part of this whole project is choosing the ...

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November 4, 2019
Making a disappearing 9 patch quilt with Banyan Batiks Baralla from Quilt Social

With the cool fall breeze in the air, there’s no better time to stitch up a fun and easy disappearing 9 patch quilt to snuggle under, especially when using the gorgeous new dynamic Banyan Batiks Baralla collection.


I used fabrics from 3 of the 7 color palettes of the new Banyan Batiks Baralla Collection: Crimson Red, Emerald Red and Pink Slate.


I confessed in a previous blog post I really wasn’t a big fan of batiks, but oh, how my tastes and opinions have changed since I discovered Banyan Batiks! Overnight, I became a Banyan Batiks fan when ...

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November 1, 2019
Get your Banyan Batiks Baralla, we’re making a quilt! from Quilt Social

Check out the very new Banyan Batiks Baralla Collection, you’ll likely fall in love with all 7 colorways. Right off the bat, I know I love the Emerald Red colorway, BUT, given two more seconds to look at the other colorways, I know I love them all.


Banyan Batiks Baralla Emerald Red colorway


Join Michael Smith of The Sewcial Quilter, as he walks you through a fun and easy disappearing 9 patch quilt. He uses some fabric from three of the seven colorways. I’m guessing it was difficult to choose colors as they are all stunning!

The instructions ...

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