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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Dixie Diary ~ April


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

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

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