Memory Lane
2009 Block of the Month

August 2009 - Installment #8

Quilt Block Name:  Susannah

Block Unfinished Size:  12-1/2"

Number of Blocks to Make:  One

Printing Choices:  Printer Friendly Webpage or PDF File.

Cutting Instructions:

Color

# to Cut

Size & Shape

Second Cut*

Color A (Green)

2

3-7/8" Squares

Color B (Cream)

8

3-1/2" Squares

 

Color C (Red)

1

4-3/4" Square

 

Color D (Brown)

4

3-1/2" Squares

 


* - Cut once diagonally.    - Cut twice diagonally.

Sewing Instructions:

(Note:  Sewing Instructions are for 1 block.)

Step 1:  Sew a Color A (green) 3-7/8" triangle to the left and right ends of the Color C (red) 4-3/4" square as shown below.  Press the seam allowances toward the Color C (red) fabric and trim points. Next, sew a Color A (green) 3-7/8" triangle to the top and bottom of the same Color C (red) square as shown below.  Make 1. (This unit should measure 6-1/2" x 6-1/2".)

Step 2:  Sew a Color D (brown) 3-1/2" square to a Color B (cream) 3-1/2" square as shown below.  Press the seam allowance toward the darker fabric.  Make 2.  (This unit should measure 3-1/2" x 6-1/2".)

Step 3:  Sew a Step 2 unit to the left and right sides of the Step 1 unit as shown below.  Press the seam allowances toward the Step 2 units.  Make 1.  (This unit should measure 6-1/2" x 12-1/2".)

Step 4:  Sew three Color B (cream) 3-1/2" squares and one Color D (brown) 3-1/2" square as shown below.  Press the seam allowances toward the darker fabric.  Make 2.  (This unit should measure 3-1/2" x 12-1/2".)

Step 5:  Sew a Step 4 unit to the top and bottom of the Step 3 unit as shown below.  Press the seam allowances toward the Step 4 units.  Make 1. (The block will measure 12-1/2" at this point.  It will measure 12" when it is sewn into the quilt.)

 

 

Part 2 - Eight Half Square Triangles

Cutting Instructions:

Color

# to Cut

Size & Shape

Second Cut*

Color A (Green)

4

6-7/8" Squares

Color F (Dk Cream)

4

6-7/8" Squares

* - Cut once diagonally.

Step 6: Layer a Color F (dk cream) 6-7/8" triangle on a Color A (green) 6-7/8" triangle and sew along the longest edge as shown below.  Press the seam allowance toward the darker fabric and trim points.  Make 8.  (This unit should measure 6-1/2" x 6-1/2".)

That's all for this month!  Save the Part 2  units for later.  They will be used in the borders.


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