Love in the Mist

Block of the Month 2021

August Block - Block 8

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Cutting Instructions: Use a good mix of background fabrics for a pleasing look. 

 

NOTE:  Pattern refers to Blue fabrics (Light and Dark) however this could be any colour based on your choice.

Background:

(4) 2 3/4" x 5"

(2) 2 3/4" squares - draw a diagonal line on wrong side

(5) 3 1/2" squares - draw a diagonal line on wrong side

Medium Blue

(2) 2 3/4" squares - draw diagonal line on wrong side

(1) 3 1/2" square

Dark Blue

(2) 3 1/2" squares

Sewing Instructions:

Make HST by placing (1) 3 1/2" Background square on top of (1) 3 1/2" Medium Blue square, right sides together.  Sew 1/4" on each side of drawn line.  Cut apart on line and press to Blue.  Square up to 2 3/4".  Make 2.

Repeat using (1) 3 1/2" Background & (1) 3 1/2" Dark Blue.  Make 4.

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Make 2 more HST using (2) 3 1/2" Background squares.  Square up to 2 3/4"

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Make a pinwheel block using (4) Dark Blue/Background HST, as shown.  Your block should measure 5".  Make 2.

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Sew the above units together, as shown.

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Place (1) 2 3/4" Background square on the end of (1) 2 3/4" x 5" Background strip, as shown, being careful of placement.  Sew on line.  Trim seam allowance to 1/4", flip and press away.

Repeat process using (1) 2 3/4" Medium Blue and (1) 2 3/4" x 5" Background strip.  Make 2 of each.

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Assemble your block as shown:

Your block should measure 9 1/2" unfinished.  Check back in September for next block.

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