We are quilting along with Barbara Brackman's
Block of the Week, Grandmother's Choice
8 - red 2" squares
4 - fussy cut blue 2" squares
4- red & white 2" x 2 1/2" rectangles
4 - blue 2 5/8" x 3 1/8" rectangles
1 - red & white 3 1/4" square,
cut twice on the diagonal
1 - red fussy cut 2 5/8" square
Layout units as shown and sew
together in 3 strips. Press seams
to the red fabrics.
Sew 3 strips together as shown.
Trim block to 5 1/2".
Layout remaining pieces as shown
and sew together to make top & bottom
and side units. Press seams to the dark
Finish block by sewing on the side pieces,
press seams to the outside. Then sew on
the top and bottom units and press seams
to the outside. Square to 8 1/2".
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