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Sunday, February 17, 2013

Honoring Women's Rights ~ Week 25

The Carrie Nation Quilt
 
 
We are quilting along with Barbara Brackman's
Block of the Week, Grandmother's Choice:
 
A nice easy block this week.  This is how I made
my block, it may differ a bit from the original.
 
 
Fabric Requirements:
 
Fabric A: Gold
8 - 1 1/2'' squares
4 - 2 1/2'' squares
 
Fabric B: Blue Flowers
8 - 1 1/2'' squares
 
Fabric C: Brown Print
6 - 2 1/2'' squares
 
Fabric D: Blue Leaves
2 - 2 1/2'' squares
 
 
Make Small 4-Patch Units:
 
Layout 1 1/2'' squares as shown and sew
together in 2 rows.  Press seams in row 1
to the left and seam in row 2 to the right.
Sew rows together, press seam open to
reduce bulk.  Square to 2 1/2''.  Make 4.
 
 
Make Large 4 - Patch #1:
 
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 top.
Square to 4 1/2''.  Make 2.
 
 
Make Large 4 - Patch #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 large 4-patch 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''.
 
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See you next Sunday.
~ Ellen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


1 comment:

  1. Hi, your block looks great! Beautiful fabrics! Greetings Marle

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