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Sunday, August 14, 2011

Civil War Remembered ~ Block 33

Indiana Puzzle

We are quilting along with Barbara
Brackman's Civil War Quilts 2011.

Fabric Requirements:

Fabric A: Dark (Green)
1 - 9" square

Fabric B:Dark (Green print)
1 - 9" square

Fabric C: Medium (Gold)
1 - 7" square

Fabric D: Medium (Gold print)
1 - 7" square

Lightweight Fusible Interfacing:
2 - 7" squares

Mark a 6 1/2" diameter circle in the center of
the smooth side of the lightweight interfacing.
Pin in place and sew on drawn line being
sure to overlap stitching at the end.

Trim seam to 1/8", make a slash in the interfacing
and pull circle through the slash.  Run a point
turner along the inside of the seam to flatten
the circle.

Press the 9" squares into quarters
to help you center the circles.

NOTE: Do not use the iron for this step!!!

Finger press the circles into quarters.

Center a Fabric C circle on a Fabric A
9" square and center a Fabric D circle
on a Fabric B 9" square.  Press in place
according to instructions for your fusible
interfacing.  Cut 9" squares into quarters.


Layout 2 Fabric A/C quarters and 2 Fabric
B/D quarters as shown,  sew together in
2 rows, taking care to match the edges
of circles.  Press the seam in row 1 to the
left and seam in row 2 to the right.

Sew 2 rows together and square to 8 1/2".

You will have 4 left over quarters.
Experiment with making another block.

Finish edge of circle with either
machine or hand stitching.  I used
a hand stitched blanket stitch using
a 2 strand embroidery floss.

Check out everyones work on Dustin's
Flickr site:


  1. Nice block!! This week I used a different method to make this block but your tutorial is great!!

  2. Do you pin the interfacing with the "sticky" side up or down?

    I love your tutorials and are using them to make all of these blocks!
    Thank you,