Part appliqué, Part Piecing, Grandmother's Fan is a beauty! It's a 12" Block!

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CLICK the image at left to get printable pattern pieces! 

These pieces ALREADY include the 1/4" seam allowances!

** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block **

First piece your fan blades in pairs, right sides together, and sewing with a scant 1/4" seam...

Then join the pairs to make quads...

Now join the two quads to make the fan portion of the block...

Sew just inside the 1/4" seam line on the inner curve, and then using scissors snip at about 1/2" intervals up to, but NOT through the stitching. This will give that edge some give...

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Feb2000 Marcia Hohn

Traditional Block

pattern from http://www.quilterscache.com