Love in the Mist

Block of the Month 2021

October 2021 - Block 12

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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 1/2" squares - draw a diagonal line on wrong side

(1) 3 1/2" square

(2) 4" square - draw a diagonal line on wrong side

 

Light Blue

(2) 4" squares

Medium Blue

(2) 4 1/2" squares

Dark Blue

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

Sewing Instructions:

Make Half Square Triangles (HST) by placing (1) 4" Background square on top of (1) 4" Light

Blue Background square, right sides together.  Sew 1/4" on each side of drawn line. 

Cut apart on line, and press to Light Blue. Square up to 3 1/2".  Make 4.

Repeat process to make HST using (1) 4 1/2" Background and (1) 4 1/2" Medium Blue squares.  No need to square up yet. Make 4.

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Next, place (1) 4" Dark Blue square on top of (1) Med Blue/Background HST, right sides together. Place HST seam in opposite direction as line on Dark Blue square.  Sew 1/4" on each side of drawn line.  Cut apart on line, and press to Dark Blue.                         Square up to 3 1/2"

Make 4 - Note - You will only need 4 units that look exactly like the one on the right.  Discard remaining.

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Assemble your block as shown:

Your block should measure 9 1/2" unfinished.  Check back in December for Setting instructions.

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