Memory Lane
2009 Block of the Month

January 2009 - Installment #1

Quilt Block Name:  Lady of the Lake

Block Unfinished Size:  12-1/2"

Number of Blocks to Make:  Four

Printing Choices:  Printer Friendly Webpage or PDF File.

Cutting Instructions:

Color

# to Cut

Size & Shape

Second Cut*

Color A (Green)

40

2-7/8" Squares

Color A (Green)

2

8-7/8" Square

Color B (Cream)

40

2-7/8" Squares

Color B (Cream)

2

8-7/8" Square


* - Cut once diagonally.    - Cut twice diagonally.

Sewing Instructions:

(Note:  Sewing Instructions are for 1 block.  You will need to make 4 identical blocks.)

Step 1:  Place a Color B (cream) 2-7/8" triangle on a Color A (green) triangle, right sides together.  Sew along the longest edge using a 1/4" seam allowance.  Press the seam allowance toward the Color A (green) fabric and trim points.  Make 20.  (Each unit should measure 2-1/2".)

Lady of the Lake Quilt Block Pattern

Step 2:  Place a Color B (cream) 8-7/8" triangle on a Color A (green) triangle, right sides together.  Sew along the longest edge using a 1/4" seam allowance.  Press the seam allowance toward the Color A (green) fabric and trim points.  Make 1.  (This unit should measure 8-1/2".)

Step 3:  Arrange four Step 1 units, as shown below.  Sew together using a 1/4" seam allowance.  Press the seam allowances to one side.  Make 2.  (Each unit should measure 2-1/2" x 8-1/2".)

Step 4.  Arrange six Step 1 units, as shown below.  Sew together using a 1/4" seam allowance.  Press the seam allowances to one side.  Make 2.  (Each unit should measure 2-1/2" x 12-1/2".)

Step 5:  Sew a Step 3 unit to the left side of the Step 2 unit.  Sew the remaining Step 3 unit to the right side of the Step 2 unit.  Press the seam allowances toward the Step 2 unit.  Make 1.  (This unit should measure 8-1/2" x 12-1/2".)

Step 6:  Sew a Step 4 unit to the top of the Step 5 unit.  Sew the remaining Step 4 unit to the bottom of the Step 5 unit.  Press the seam allowances toward the Step 5 unit.  Make 1.  (Your block will measure 12-1/2" unfinished.  It will measure 12" when it is sewn into a quilt.)

 

That's it!  Don't forget to make three more "Ladies" for a total of FOUR blocks!


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