Bow Tie - Page 2

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FIG A

Next, we will inset the color2 pentagons, starting along one short side as shown [fig A]...using a scant 1/4"  seam sew to within 1/4" ..KEEP YOUR NEEDLE DOWN and....

* Note...if you really can't stand to do it this way, do a small backstitch to secure your stitching, take the unit OUT of the machine. Line things back up, and then stitch the next area!

FIG B

...pivot the next side of the pentagon to line it up with the side of the square and continue sewing with a scant 1/4" seam to within 1/4"  on that side [fig B]...KEEP YOUR NEEDLE DOWN and...

* see note above :o)

FIG C

...pivot again, bringing up the fabric to match the last short side of the pentagon ...stitch with a scant   1/4" seam. [fig C]

Repeat these last 3 steps to inset the color2 pentagon on the other side...

AND YOU'VE  DONE IT!!  Congratulations!!

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There are many different ways to lay out the bow tie blocks...here's one!

As always Happy Quilting!!! 

Marcia :o)

...Go on to Page 3 for Supplies Needed!

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Marcia's!  Kathryn's Runner!

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August1999 Marcia Hohn

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