Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Block of the Month #3

Block of the Month #3
Designed and Presented by Karen L

12.5" unfinished block
1/4" seam allowance 

Cutting Instructions and layout:

For this block, you will need to cut:

Navy Blue

(2) 1-1/2 x 1-1/2"
(1) 2-1/2 x 2-1/2"
(2) 1-1/2 x 9-1/2" 

Orange
(2) 1-1/2 x 3-1/2"
(2) 1-1/2 x 6-1/2" 

(1) 1-1/2 x 7-1/2" 

White
(1) 1-1/2 x 3-1/2" 
(1) 1-1/2 x 4-1/2" 
(2) 1-1/2 x 5-1/2" 
(3) 1-1/2 x 10-1/2" 

(2) 1-1/2 x 12-1/2" 

Tarragon (green)

(1) 3-1/2 x 4-1/2"

Candy Blue
(2) 1-1/2 x 2-1/2"
(2) 1-1/2 x 4-1/2"



Assembly

Step 1
Unit 1:  Sew the 1-1/2 x 2-1/2 light blue pieces to the top and bottom of the 2-1/2 navy square. 
Unit 2:  Sew the 1-1/2 x 3-1/2 orange pieces to the short ends (top and bottom) of the 3-1/2 x 4-1/2 green rectangle.
Unit 3:  Sew the 1-1/2 navy squares to the short ends (left and ride sides) of the 1-1/2 x 7-1/2 orange rectangle.




Step 2
Sew the 1-1/2 x 4-1/2 light blue pieces to the left and right sides of Unit 1. 
Sew the 1-1/2 x 6-1/2 orange pieces to the left and right sides of Unit 2.
Sew the 1-1/2 x 9-1/2 navy pieces to the top and bottom of Unit 3. 
  

Step 3
Unit 1:  Sew the 1-1/2 x 4-1/2 white piece to the right side.  Then sew the 1-1/2 x 5-1/2 white pieces to the top and bottom.  
Unit 3:  Sew the 1-1/2 x 3-1/2 white piece to the right side.  Then sew the 1-1/2 x 10-1/2 white piece to the top.  



Step 4
Sew Unit 2 to the right of Unit 1.  Then, sew Unit 3 to the bottom of Unit 1/Unit 2.   


Step 5
Sew the 1-1/2 x 10-1/2 white pieces to the top and bottom. 
Sew the 1-1/2 x 12-1/2 white pieces to the left and right sides.  




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