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** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block **

First, with a rotary cutter, mark then cut the color1 3-1/2" strip into four 3-1/2" squares...

Next, stack, mark and cut all the 3-7/8" strips into squares at one time, again using your rotary cutter...

Cut these 3-7/8" squares on the diagonal into triangles, being careful not to stretch fabrics!

Using 1/4" seams, sew together four Color1/Color3 units. Press seams towards darker fabric

....then four Color 2 / Color 3 units...

...and four Color1 / Color 2 units, still pressing seams towards darker fabrics...on to Page 2!



1999 Marcia Hohn

Traditional Block