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Here's a 12" block!

It's a scrap delight ! I thought it was probably about time that we use up some of those extra scraps of fabric from all of the other projects! 

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** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block **

 

First mark and cut the Color 1  3-1/2" x 26" strip into four 3-1/2" x 6-1/2" rectangles...

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Then mark and cut the Color 2  3-1/2" x 14" strip into four 3-1/2" squares...

Next mark and cut the Color 3  3-1/2" x 14" strip into four 3-1/2" squares...

Now mark and cut the Color 3  3-1/2" x 26" strip into four 3-1/2" x 6-1/2" rectangles...

Place a Color 3   3-1/2" square right sides together atop a Color 1 rectangle, with all edges aligned. On the back of the top square lightly draw a diagonal line in the direction shown at left. Sew ON this line. Cut off the excess seam allowance, and press the remainder towards the Color 3 triangle. repeat this procedure with a Color 2 square on the other end of the rectangle. Make four of these units...

Sew a Color 3 rectangle to each of the previously made units   along the long top edge, using a SCANT 1/4" seam. press seam allowances towards the Color 3 rectangles. Make four of these units...on to Page 2!

 

Nov 5 2000 Marcia Hohn

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Traditional Block