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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Civil War Remembered ~ Block 39

Hovering Hawks


We are quilting along with Barbara
Brackman's 2011 Civil War Quilts.


Fabric A: Cream Print
3 - 3 1/4" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.

Fabric B: Dark Green
4 - 2 1/2" squares

Fabric C: Red
2 - 2 1/2" squares

Fabric D: Gold
2 - 3 1/4" squares

Fabric E: Green and White
2 - 3 1/4" squares

Fabric F: White and Gold
2 - 3 1/4" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.

Fabric G: Gold print
1 - 3 1/4" squares


Make Half Square Triangles:
Pair 3 1/4" squares, right sides together,
in the following combinations:

2 - A/D     2 - E/F     1 - A/G

Sew 1/4" away from each side of drawn
line, cut on drawn line and press to the
darker fabric.  Square to 2 1/2".


Make Unit #1:
Layout units as shown and sew
together in 2 rows.  Press seam
in row 1 to the right and seam
in row 2 to the left.


Sew rows together and
press seam to the top.
 Square to 4 1/2".  Make 2.


Make Unit #2:
Layout units 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 to the bottom.
Square to 4 1/2".  Make 2.


Assemble Block:
Layout units 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 final
seam open to reduce bulk.
Square to 8 1/2".








4 comments:

  1. hi Ellen, a nice block, you used wonderful fabrics
    hugs from Germany
    Claudia

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  2. Hello, ellen, I am not so efficient as you: I took no CWQ first aid package with me while I am on vacation in Bavaria!! I have to hurry up when I'm home again!! Your block looks really nice!! Lovely fabrics!!!

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  3. Ohh, sorry, I made a mistake: it must be "Ellen"!!

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  4. Your fabric selection is great this week. I chickened out and just did three colors.

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