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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Civil War Remembered ~ Block 14

Fox and Geese

We are following along with
Barbara Brackman's 2011
Civil War Quilt.
We are in Week #14.

Fabric Requirements:

Fabric A: Light
2 - 3 1/4" squares - mark
a diagonal line on back
1 - 5 1/4" square - mark
a diagonal line on back

Fabric B: Medium
4 - 2 1/2" squares
2 - 3 1/4" squares

Fabric C: Dark
1 - 5 1/4" square

Make Half Square Triangles:
Pair 5 1/4" squares right sides
together and 3 1/4" squares
right sides together.  Sew 1/4"
away from both sides of drawn
line.  Cut on drawn line and
press seams to the darker fabric.

Square 5 1/4" half square
triangles to 4 1/2".

Square 3 1/4" half square
triangles to 2 1/2".

Layout small half square
triangles and 2 1/2" squares
as shown as sew together
in 2 rows.  Press seams to
the 2 1/2" square.

Sew rows together.  Make
2 small 4 patch units.  Press
this seam open to reduce bulk.

Square small four patch
 units to 4 1/2".

Layout all units as shown
and sew together in two rows.
Press seams to the large
half square triangles.

Sew rows together and
square to 8 1/2".
Press seam open to
reduce bulk.

Check out everyone's work
at Dustin's flickr site:

This is an example of:  Don't
quilt when you are tired.

There, that's better...


  1. I enjoy reading your blog. I found it when I started working on these blocks. Your directions are very helpful!!! Thanks. Deb.

  2. Time is running: #14 already!!! And thank to your tutorials I'm getting better week by week!!
    Greetings from a grey Sunday over here... Regina


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