Feb. 6th, 2017

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Alter Ego Quilt lap size


1 layer cake pack
5/8 yd black for inner border
2 yd outer border

4 Patch Block
4x5" blocks = (1 layer cake).
To make 4 Patch block: use 4 patterns (2 darks & 2 light colors)

Hour Glass Block
2 layer cakes (dark & light ) sew along either side of a diagonal line from one corner to the other corner, 1/4 inch from that line. Cut along the diagonal line corner to corner.

Repeat with another 2 layer cakes (dark & light)

Iron open and place one each of those 2 layer cake 1/2 square blocks, matching dark to light, atop each other and repeat sewing diagonally on either line. Cut apart on the diagonal line.
Iron open.
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Even up blocks to uniformly equal size.

Lay out blocks, alternating: Hour Glass, 4 Patch, Hour Glass ...
Repeat each row of blocks so horizontally and vertically blocks alternate.

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Super Easy Hour Glass
Uses TWO 4 Patch Blocks that are put one atop the other (right sides together and matching dark squares of the 4 Patchesto light squares) sew around the four outer edges then cut from corner to corner diagonally for both diagonals.

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