This makes a 10" block!

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** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block **

Using the templates provided cut seventeen different squares and  four different 3-1/4" quarter square triangles. From your background fabric cut one 3-1/4" quarter square triangle...

Now cut two 2" x 10-1/2" and two 1-1/2" x 7-1/2" background strips.  Cut the 4-7/8" and 1-7/8" squares in half once on the diagonal to make two half square triangles of each...
 

 

Using a scant 1/4" seam allowance now and throughout the block making process, sew colored quarter square triangles to opposing sides of a square. Add a background half square triangle. Make two different corner units like this...

 

Sew three squares together and add the one background quarter square triangle. Add a corner unit to this...

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August 28 2005 Marcia Hohn

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