Thursday, April 27, 2017

Scrap Quilt 2016-2017: Block #20

Cutting Instructions

Color Fabric
  • 6 - 5 7/8" squares
  • 8 - 2 3/4" squares

White Fabric
  • 6 - 5 7/8" squares
  • 8 - 2 3/4" squares

*Note: Always press to the color fabric unless otherwise noted.

**Note: Half squares triangles (HST) allow plenty of room for trimming. To make HSTs with some trimming space, reduce square size by 1/4". To make HSTs without trimming space, reduce square size by 1/2".

Step 1. Make the half square triangles (HST). Lay a white 5 7/8" square on a color fabric 5 7/8" square right sides together. Mark a diagonal line along the squares, then sew 1/4" from both sides of the line.

Cut along the line, then press open and trim to measure 5" square.

Repeat with the remaining 5 7/8" squares to make a total of 12 HSTs.

Step 2. Make the center of the block. Referring to the next few photos, sew together the 16 - 2 3/4" squares.

Step 3. Referring to the next 4 photos, sew together the previously constructed pieces to assemble the block.

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