This makes an 8" block!

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** Preparing the Pieces and Sewing the Block ** 



Cut the Color 1 and Color 2  4-7/8" squares in half once to make two half square triangles of each. Cut the Color1, 2, 3 and 4  5-1/4" squares in half on BOTH diagonals to make four quarter square triangles of each. (You only need to of each color for each block) 



Sew a Color 1 and Color 3 quarter square triangle right sides together using the standard 1/4" seam allowance. Press seam to darker side. Add a Color 1 half square triangle and press seam towards the half square triangle. Make two of these, and two more using Color 2 and Color 4 quarter squares triangles with Color 2 half square triangles added. These should measure 4-1/2" ...



Now arrange your four units as shown at left. Sew two horizontal rows, then join those rows and you are all done!

...on to Page 2!

Sept 24 2006 Marcia Hohn

Traditional Block