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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Civil War Remembered ~ Block 28

Next Door Neighbor



We are quilting along with Barbara
Brackman's Civil War Quilt.


Fabric Requirements:

Fabric A: Light (Cream print)
12 - 2 1/2" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.

Fabric B: Medium (Gold)
2 - 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles

Fabric C: Medium (Beige)
2 - 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles

Fabric D: Very Dark (Blue)
4 - 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles

Fabric E: Dark (Pink)
2 - 2 1/2" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.

Fabric F: Light ( White print)
2 - 2 1/2" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.


Make Flying Geese Units:

Refer to above photo for
proper placement of squares
and rectangles and follow
the following directions.


Place a square on the left side
of a rectangle with right sides
together.  Sew on drawn line.


For Fabric B & C rectangles,
press seam to the A fabric .
For Fabric D rectangles,
press seam to the D fabric.


Trim back 2 layers
of fabric to 1/4"


Repeat process to the other side.
Sew, press, trim.


You will end up with 8
various flying geese units.


Square to 2 1/2" x 4 1/2".


Layout units as shown and
sew on long edge of rectangle.
Square to 4 1/2".
Make 2 of each square.


Layout squares as shown and
sew together in 2 rows.
Press seam in row 1 to the left
and seam in row 2 to the right.



Sew rows together and press
seam open to reduce bulk.
Square to 8 1/2".


I apologize for the poor fabric
choices this week, I'm running
out of fabric in the "Brackman
Bag".  Though I am back in the
United States, I am not at my
home studio yet.  We are spending
the last leg of our journey
at our "home" in New York.

Check out everyone's work on
Dustin's Flickr site:


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