Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Block of the Month #9

Block of the Month #9
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
(5) 2-1/2 x 2-1/2”

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

Orange
(1) 2-1/2 x 2-1/2”
(1) 2-1/2 x 4-1/2”

Tarragon (green)
(1) 2-1/2 x 4-1/2”
(1) 2-1/2 x 6-1/2”

White
(6) 2-1/2 x 2/12”
(4) 2-1/2 x 4-1/2”
(2) 2-1/2 x 6-1/2”


Assembly

Step 1
Unit 1: (upper left): Sew a 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 white to a 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 candy blue.
Unit 2: (upper right): Sew a 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 white, 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 navy, and 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 white together in a row.
Unit 3: (lower left): Repeat Unit 2’s instructions
Unit 4: (lower right): Sew a 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 orange to a 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 white.





Step 2
Unit 1: Sew a 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 candy blue below the Unit 1 from Step 1.
Unit 2: Sew a 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 white to a 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 navy. Take this piece and sew it to the Unit 2 from Step 1. Watch your placement of the fabric and refer to the picture.
Unit 3: Sew a 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 white to a 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 navy. Take this piece and sew it to the Unit 3 from Step 1. Watch your placement of the fabric and refer to the picture.
Unit 4: Sew a 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 orange above the Unit 4 from Step 1.





Step 3
Unit 1: Sew a 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 green to the right of the Unit 1 from Step 2.
Unit 2: Sew a 2-1/2 x 6-1/2 white to the Unit 2 from Step 2. See picture for placement.
Unit 3: Repeat Unit 2’s instructions.
Unit 4: Sew a 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 white to the left of Unit 4 from Step 2.






Step 4
Unit 1: Sew a 2-1/2 x 6-1/2 green below the Unit 1. See picture for placement.
Unit 4: Sew a 2-1/2 x 2-1/2 navy to a 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 white. This should be sewn to the top of Unit 4 from Step 3.





Step 5
Sew 4 units together.



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