This makes a 12" block!

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** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block **

Start by marking your Color 1  7" x 21" strip into twelve 3- 1/2" squares. Use ANY fabric for Color 1...

Then sew the Color 2 and Color 3  2" x 20" strips, right sides together along the long edge, using a SCANT 1/4" seam. Press the seam allowance towards the darker fabric. Mark at cut this at 2" intervals to make eight two color units. Use ANY light and dark for Colors 2&3..

Sew pairs of these two color units to make four four-patch units...

Now piece the block, by making rows as shown at left!

...on to Page 2!

Jan 22 2002 Marcia Hohn

Traditional Block

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