This makes a 12" block!

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** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block **

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

Then mark and cut your Color 2  3-7/8" x 7-3/4" strip into two 3-7/8" squares, then cut them together on the diagonal, using a rotary cutter...

Do the same with your Color 3  3-7/8" x 7-3/4" strip...

Then next, mark and cut your Color 1  4-1/4" x 8-1/2" strip into two 4-1/4" squares...

Stack and align your two Color 1, and one each Colors 2 and 4   4-1/4" squares. Mark the diagonals. Cut together in both directions...

 

Sew a Color 1 and a Color 4 half triangle together, using a 1/4" seam, pressing seam allowance towards darker fabric. Sew this unit to a Color 2 half square triangle, right sides together. Press seam allowance towards the Color 2 triangle...make TWO of each arrangement shown at left...on to Page 2!

Oct1999 Marcia Hohn

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