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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Dixie Diary ~ April

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We are quilting along with Barbara Brackman's
Block of the Month, Dixie Diary.


The Fabric ID and Fabric Requirements only 
show what is needed to make the block.  I notice
many people are not adding borders or applique
yet, so I have left them out of the instructions but
I have included them on my finished block.


Fabric Requirements:
 
Fabric A: Blue
2 - 4 1/2'' x 12 1/2'' rectangles
 
Fabric B: Beige
2 - 4 1/2'' squares
 
Fabric C: White Print
1 - 4 1/2'' square
 

Layout units as shown and sew together.
 

Sew a large rectangle to each side of
center unit as shown.  Press seams to
the outside.  Square to 12 1/2''.
I added the heart applique to mine.
 

I also added the small border to my finished block.
 
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3 comments:

  1. I love love the fabric A you used! What is it?

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    1. I'm in the Netherlands right now but will check when I get back home to my studio!

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    2. Hi K,
      It is a Marcus Fabrics, Civil War Chronicles by Judie Rothermel.
      ~ Ellen

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