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Monday, February 4, 2013

Away Down South... January

Her Flag Flying

We are quilting along with Barbara Brackman's
2013 Block of the Month, Dixie Diary.

Fabric Requirements:

Fabric A: Blue
1 - 10 1/2'' square - cut on
the diagonal twice.

Fabric B: Red
2 - 2 5/8'' x 8 1/2'' strips
1 - 2 5/8'' x 18 1/2'' strip

Fabric C: Gold
2 - 1 1/2'' x 12 1/2'' strip
2 - 1 1/2'' x 14 1/2'' strip
1 - 6'' square - for applique

Layout Fabric A triangles and Fabric B
2 5/8'' x 8 1/2'' strip as shown.

Sew together as shown and press
seams to the outside.

Square up corner.  
Make 2.

Take above units and fold in half along long edge,
finger press and mark with a pin.  Do the same with
the long edge of 18 1/2'' Fabric B strip, match up the 
centers with right sides together and pin along edge.
Sew together and press seams to the triangles.
Repeat to other side of strip.

Square to 12 1/2''.
Sew a Fabric C 12 1/2'' strip to each side of
block, press seams to the outside.  Sew a 
Fabric C 14 1/2'' strip to the top and bottom
of block, press seams to the outside.
Applique a star or heart to the center as desired.

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1 comment:

  1. Hi, Ellen. Your blocks for this project are so pretty and the fabrics are so pleasing to the eye.
    best, nadia


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