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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Dixie Diary ~ June

Dreams of Home
We are quilting along with Barbara Brackman's
Block of the Month, Dixie Diary.
This is how I made my block.  The instructions
may differ from the original.
Fabric Requirements:
Fabric A: Light Print
2 - 7 1/4'' squares
Fabric B: Blue
2 - 7 1/4'' squares
Make Half Square Triangles:
Mark a diagonal line on the back of the
Fabric A squares.  Pair Fabric A and B
squares with right sides together.  Sew
1/4'' away from each side of drawn line.
Cut on drawn line and press seam to the
darker fabric.  Square to 6 1/2''.
Layout Half Square Triangles 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 12 1/2''.
I have added the sashing and applique to mine.
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1 comment:

  1. Hi, Ellen. Lovely block--I really like the fabrics, maybe because they are grayed. Very pleasing.
    best, nadia