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Thursday, August 4, 2011

Sweet Seasons ~ Block 8

2011 Redbud Block of the Month


August!


Fabric Requirements:

Fabric A: White
4 - 2 1/2" squares
8 - 3 1/4" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.

Fabric B: Blue
8 - 3 1/4" squares

Fabric C: Red
4 - 3 1/4" squares

Fabric D: Green
4 - 2 1/2" squares

Fabric E: Yellow
1 - 4 1/2" square
4 - 3 1/4" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.


Make Half Square Triangles:
Pair the following combinations with
right sides together:
4 - A/C    4 - A/B    4 - B/E
Sew 1/4" away from both sides of drawn line.


Cut on drawn line and separate into
2 piles.  Press seams in one pile to the
dark fabric and seams in the other pile
to the light fabric.


Square to 2 1/2".


Make Corner Units:
Layout units as shown (arrows show
direction of seam) 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.


Square to 4 1/2".  Make 4.


Make Outer Corner Units:
Layout units as shown (arrows show
direction of seams) 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.


Square to 4 1/2".  Make 4.


Layout units as shown and sew
together in 3 rows, press seams in
rows 1 and 3  to the outside and
seams in row 2 to the inside.


Press final seams open to reduce bulk.


Square to 12 1/2".







1 comment:

  1. Hi, Ellen. So nice to meet you and thanks for stopping by my blog. To answer your question, quilting isn't a big thing in Tunisia. There are a few quilters, but mostly foreigners. I learned in Tunisia using books, magazines and trial by error! I look forward to following your projects.
    best, nadia

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