Love in the Mist

Block of the Month 2021

July Block - Block 7

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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:

(2) 3 7/8" squares - cut in half diagonally

(4) 2 3/8" squares - draw a diagonal line on wrong side

(1) 4 1/4" square

 

Light Blue

 (4) 2 3/8" squares - cut in half diagonally

Medium Blue

(1) 3 1/2" square

Dark Blue

(1) 4 1/4" square

(4) 2" squares

(4) 2 3/8" squares - draw a diagonal line on wrong side

Sewing Instructions:

Make Flying Geese (FG) using the No Waste Method by placing (1) 2 3/8" Background square in opposite corners of (1) 4 1/4" Dark Blue square, as shown (they will slightly overlap).  Sew 1/4" on each side of line.  Cut apart on line and press to Background.  Next, place (1) 2 3/8" Background square in remaining corner.  Sew 1/4" on each side of line.  Cut apart on line and press to Background.  Your FG should measure 2" x 3 1/2".  Make 4.

Repeat process using (1) 4 1/4" Background square and (4) 2 3/8" Dark Blue squares.  Make 4.

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Sew (1) of each FL together as shown on left.  Make 4.

Then sew the following units together, being careful of placement.  Make 4

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Assemble your block as shown:

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

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