Border Maple - Page 2

As we did with the shorter rectangles, place a Color 2 square on the top end a longer Color 1 rectangle. Sew the corner in the same manner. Place a stem unit on the bottom edge as shown at far left. The points of the triangle will extend about 1/4" over the edges. Sew on the slant edge, using a scant 1/4" seam. Cut off the excess seam allowance on the rectangle only, and press the triangle out to the corner. Make another unit like this with the angles of sewing reversed...

Now it's time to piece the block! Sew the remaining two Color 2 squares to the top of the two shorter rectangle units. Piece the block by sewing the vertical rows together!* Note...match your stem sections well here before you sew!

 In straight sets, this would make a great border on a fall-ish quilt...or  as shown here, by setting the blocks on point, it's a nice and simple little wall hanging!( 8-1/2" blocks when set on point with corners added- CLICK HERE for a primer on how to make setting triangles!)

Happy Quilting Folks!

Marcia :o)

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Here's one that Dorothy made!

** Supplies List **

Color 1

Color 1 needs: one 2" x 23" strip AND one 3/4" x 6" strip

Color 2

Color 2 needs: one 4" x 8" strip AND one 2-1/8" square

To the Patterns  or  The Quilter's Cache

Dec 14 2002 Marcia Hohn

Original  Block