Love in the Mist

Block of the Month 2021

June Block - Block 6

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Copied with permission from persimmonquilts.com

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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) 4" squares - draw a diagonal line on wrong side

(8) 2" x 3 1/2"

(1) 3 1/2" squares 

Medium and/or Light Blue

(2) 4" squares

(12) 2" squares - draw a diagonal line on wrong side

Sewing Instructions:

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

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Make Flying Geese (FG) by placing (1) 2" Medium Blue square on one end of (1) 2" x 3 1/2" background rectangle, right sides together.  Sew on drawn line.  Flip and press to blue.  Repeat on opposite end.  Make 4.  

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Sew (1) 2" x 3 1/2" Background rectangle to FG, as shown:

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Using (4) 2" Medium Blue squares and (1) 4" Background square, make a block using method in previous BOM as shown.  Make 1.  Square up to 3 1/2", if needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assemble your block as shown:

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

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Optional Border Star Block #6 - You will need 4 of these blocks:

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Cutting Instructions:

Background:

(20) 3 1/2" squares.

(4)  4 1/2" squares.

Light Blue:

(8) 4 1/2" squares - draw diagonal line on wrong side

 

Dark Blue:

(4) 4 1/2" squares

Sewing Instructions:

Make HST by placing (1) 4 1/2" Light Blue on top of (1) 4 1/2" Background square, right sides together.  Sew 1/4" on each side of drawn line.  Cut apart on line and press to Blue.  No need to square up yet.  Make 8.

Make HST by placing (1) 4 1/2" Light Blue square on top of (1) 4 1/2" Dark Blue square (different fabric) right sides together.  Sew 1/4" on each side of drawn line.  Cup apart on line and press to Light.  No need to square up yet.  Make 8.

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Cut each HST in half diagonally, opposite the seam line.

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Match up the following units and sew together to make a QST.  Square up to 3 1/2".  Makes 16 of each.  

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Assemble your block as shown.  Makes 4.  Your blocks should measure 9 1/2".

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