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Click on the image at left for trapezoid template!

** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block **

Mark and cut the Color 1  3-1/2" x 7" strip into two 3-1/2" squares...

Next cut the Color 1  3-7/8" square on the diagonal to make two half square triangles...

Then mark and cut the Color 2   3-1/2"" x 7" strip into two 3-1/2" squares...

Now mark and cut the Color 3   3-1/2" x 7" strip into two 3-1/2" squares...

Lay the trapezoid template on the Color 3  8" x 14" rectangle, and cut out four traps, two in each direction. Then cut two more traps using the same template on the Color 1  7" x 8" rectangle...on to Page 2!
March 2000 Marcia Hohn

 

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Traditional Block

pattern from http://www.quilterscache.com