Hearts on Fire – Instructions

“Heart on Fire” is a cute cushion cover pattern to brighten up your snuggly armchair or make more than one to brighten up your entire room.

Quilted cushion cover details:
– Cushion cover top finished size: 18 inches x 18 inches.
– Block A finished size: 8 inches x 8 inches (4 blocks needed).
– Border strip size: 1 inches x width of cushion cover.

Fabric requirements:
– 1 fat eight of plain red fabric.
– 1 fat eight of plain orange fabric.
– 1 fat eight of plain gold fabric.
– 1 fat eight of plain brown fabric.
– 1 fat eight of dark grey fabric.
– 1 fat eight of light grey fabric.
– 1 fat quarter of plain red fabric (for cushion back).
– 1 square 20 inches x 20 inches piece of wadding.
– Matching thread.

Instructions:

Block A

Cutting
Block A comprises of four hearts:
–  Cut out Block A templates A-D which forms one heart (Block A template available on No3quiltstudio Craftsy and No3quiltstudio Etsy store for $2.00 (US)).

To make Block A you require:
Patch A – cut out eight from dark grey fabric and eight from light grey fabric.
Patch B – cut out four from dark grey fabric and four from light grey fabric.
Patch C (total four):
– One from orange fabric and one from red fabric.
– One from gold fabric and one from brown fabric.
Patch D (total four):
– One from orange fabric and one from red fabric.
– One from gold fabric and one from brown fabric.

Assembling
Unit one: Join A and B to C and press with a warm iron.
Unit two: Join A and B to D and press with a warm iron.

Join unit 1 to 2 and press as shown in the image below:

Prepare all four hearts with alternating colours as shown in the coloured image of Block A.   Once all the hearts are joined up this completes your Block A.

Make four of these blocks and join up to make the centre piece of your quilted cushion cover top.  The finished centre piece size should be 16.5 inches x 16.5 inches.

Borders
Cut two strips of 1.5 inches from the orange and brown fabrics.

Join the border strips as shown in the image below to complete the cushion cover top. The finished size should be 18.5 inches x 18.5 inches.

Quilting
The cushion cover top is completed by doing a swirly free motion quilting on the grey patches and simple hand quilting on the hearts.  The border is finished of by quilting lines using the walking foot.

To sew the Hearts on Fire quilted Cushion Cover please see my tutorial on:

How to Sew Envelope Cushion Covers

Wish you all the fun in sewing the Heart on Fire cushion cover.  Please share your finished cushion cover on No3quiltstudio group on facebook.

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