This makes a 16" block !

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** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block ** 


Cut the Color 1 and Color 2  5" x 30" strips into twelve 2-1/2" x 5" rectangles of each. Cut the Color 1  2-1/2" x 15" strip into six 2-1/2" squares. Cut the Color 2  2-1/2" x 25" strip into ten 2-1/2" squares...



Using a scant 1/4 inch seam sew one of the A, B, C, D and E units shown at left. Press seams to darker sides. Cut the A, C and D units in half at the 2-1/2" point to make two strips of each of those...



Lay out your pieced strips as shown at left. Sew the rows together and your Crossword Puzzle Block is complete!

...on to Page 2!

Aug 31 2006 Marcia Hohn

Traditional Block