This makes an 8" block, and uses regular piecing with templates!

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** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block **

Using the templates provided (being sure to first add 1/4" seam allowances to each!) cut out all the pieces you will need...then...

Sew a Color 3 small triangle to the slant end of each Color 1 trapezoid, using a SCANT 1/4" seam. Press seams towards darker fabric...

Make four units as shown at left, by sewing the larger Color 3 triangle to one side of the right hand trap-plus-triangle unit. Press seams towards the trap units...

Then sew a Color 3 small square to the end of each of the left hand trap-plus-triangle units, pressing seams towards the traps...

Sew a Color 1 small square to each square end of a Color 2 long piece, pressing seams towards the small squares...

Now sew a left hand unit to the left side of each of the previously made large triangle units, pressing the seams towards the left traps...

Sew one of the Color 2 strip units to the right side of a large triangle unit, pressing the seam towards the large triangle. Make two units like this...

...on to Page 2!

July 26 2001 Marcia Hohn

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