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Single Scoop

Designed by Brenda Groelz. Made by Mickie Swall. Fabrics from Moda Fabrics. Modeled by Shelby Niemczura.

This is the seventh pattern QUILTMAKER has published in support of Project Linus, an organization that provides handmade blankets for seriously ill or traumatized children. You can learn more or find a chapter near you by going to their website,, or by writing to Project Linus, P.O. Box 5621, Bloomington, IL 61702-5621. Let others know this pattern is available at


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QUILT SIZE: FINISHED BLOCK: 6" YARDAGE: (41" fabric) Assorted Tone-on-Tones . . . . 12 at 7"x 7" 12 A Assorted Bright Prints L . . . . 13 at 4"x 4" foundation piecing ice cream Light Brown Print L . . . . . . . . 1/3 yard foundation piecing cone Blue Print. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 yard border stripsH sides 2 at 4½"x 32½" top/bottom 2 at 4½"x 40½" double-fold binding 5 at 2¼"x 40" White Print L . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3/4 yard foundation piecing background Backing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25/8 yards W panels 2 at 22"x 42" Batting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42"x 42" L Although fabric amounts are adequate for foundation piecing, you may need more if you cut very generous patches. H An extra 2" has been added to the length for insurance. WIf 44"-wide fabric has minimal shrinkage, only 1 yards is needed; cut 1 panel at 42"x 42". Crib Quilt 38"x 38"

See complete quiltmaking instructions, including foundation piecing, in "Basic Lessons" on the insert. Illustrations within the pattern include tabs that show which direction seam allowances should be pressed. Press border seam allowances away from the quilt center.

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1About This Quilt

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream! QM Staff all dipped into the fabric room to make our favorite flavors.

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In our quilt every scoop of ice cream is a different flavor--what a delicious way to use scraps! Select a nondirectional print for the background patches, making sure the ice cream scoop, the cone and the background have good contrast.

Make 13 paper copies of the ice cream cone foundation. In numerical

2Making the Top


6½"x 6½"

Ice Cream Cone Make 13

Align arrows with lengthwise or crosswise grain of fabric.

order, foundation piece the block, trimming and pressing after each patch addition. Repeat to make 13 blocks. Following the assembly diagram, join the blocks and A patches to make the row 1's and row 2's. Remove the foundation papers. Starting with row 1 and alternating with row 2, sew the rows together.

Row 1 Make 3 Section Row 2 Make 2 A A

If you would like to contribute to this worthwhile project: · By February 13, 2006, make and send rows (row 1's and/or row 2's), with all foundation papers removed please, to QUILTMAKER Project Linus, 741 Corporate Circle, Suite A, Golden, CO 80401. Local quiltmakers will meet and sew them into crib quilts. · Take blocks or rows to a chapter near you and help sew them into quilts on Make-A-Blanket day, February 18, 2006. · Make a quilt and send it to a Project Linus chapter or to us by March 30, 2006, for local distribution.


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Sew the side border strips to the quilt. After pressing, trim any extra length. Repeat to add the top and bottom strips. Mark diagonal lines through the A's and cone backgrounds as shown. Layer and baste together the backing, batting and quilt top. Quilt the blocks and A's in the ditch. Quilt around the ice cream and the cones. Quilt the marked lines. Quilt lines 1" apart in the border. Bind the quilt. Wipe up any melted ice cream.

Quilting Placement

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3Quilting and Finishing


Seam Allowance

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Ice Cream Cone/Foundation-Piecing


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