The lovely Paradise Bed Quilt will help to make a sanctuary out of whatever room it's in. Made from the Garden of Eden quilt block, the bed quilt has a lush design with an intricate framework and a garden-themed border. Sleeping under this quilt will certainly give you sweet dreams. To make the quilt, download the two-page Paradise Bed Quilt pattern as a PDF and print it out. Then enlarge the pattern at 125%.
To make the Paradise Bed Quilt:
Make 20 blocks, and stitch them together in 5 rows of 4 blocks. Add sashing and flowers and more border. Finished size is about 41 x 51 inches.
To make the Garden of Eden quilt block:
A: Cut 4. B: Cut 16. C: Cut 4. D: Cut 1.
Stitch a B to each side of A (corner square). Make 4. Stitch corner square to C, then stitch another corner square to other side of C. Make 2. Stitch C to D, then stitch another C to other side of D. Stitch rows together to complete block.
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ABOUT THE QUILT DESIGNER:Retta Warehime is the author of Snuggle Up, Patchwork Memories, Quilting Your Just Desserts, Farm House Quilts, and many other titles. She has taught piecing and quilting techniques for 24 years and has been designing and publishing quilt patterns for 18 years through her company, Sew Cherished. Warehime has published more than 200 quilt designs and is currently designing and publishing quilts for fabric company Web sites.