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Sunday, November 6, 2011

Civil War Remembered ~ Block 45

Port and Starboard


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


Fabric Requirements:

Fabric A : Butter Yellow
3 - 3 1/4" squares

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

Fabric C: Green
4 - 3 1/4" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.

Fabric D:  White print
4 - 3 1/4" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.

Fabric E: Blue
1 - 3 1/4" square

Fabric F: Gold
1 - 3 1/4" square


Make Half Square Triangles:

Pair 3 1/4" squares. right sides together,
in the following combinations:

3 - A/C     3 - B/D     1 - C/F     1 - D/E

Sew 1/4" away from each side of drawn
line, cut on drawn line and press:

A/C to the Fabric C
B/D to the Fabric B
C/F to the Fabric C
D/E to the Fabric E

Square to 2 1/2".


Make Unit #1:

Layout 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 top.  Square to 4 1/2".
Make 2.


Make Unit #2:

Layout 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, press final seam
open to reduce bulk.  Square to 8 1/2".




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