May. 20th, 2017

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Baby Blocks Baby Quilt finished 42" x 42"

4 x 2 1/2" strip rolls
1/2 yd. Contrasting fabric for 'legs' -- 9" squares
3/4 yd outer border -- 5 1/2" wide
3 yd backing fabric - vertical seams

"Legs" - 2- 9" squares (contrasting fabric/background)
draw line diagonally corner to corner. sew 1/4" seams on either side of line.
sew 2 'leg' (1/2 square) together with background fabric in center (geese) = "leg" combination block

Center -- 4 squares block - make 4 (32" x 32")
sew 4 (2 1/2") wide strips together along their long seams
cut across strips to make 1/2" multi-square strips
Sew 4 square blocks into large 2 blocks x 2 blocks

Corner background squares - 4
make corner block to same measure as "leg" block -- ~ 8 1/2"

Assembly
sew 2 "leg" combination blocks to opposite sides of Center block
sew background corner squares to opposite sides of second "leg" combination block -
then sew to remaining opposite sides

Sew border in similar manner as sewing on the "leg" combination blocks





The Four Patch Stars Quilt 76" x 90" (4 X 5 star blocks)

1 pack (42 ct.) 10" blocks Contrast fabric
1 pack (42 ct.) 10" blocks Background fabric
3/4 yd Inner border fabric
1 1/2 yd Outer border fabric
3/4 yd binding

"Legs" - (flying geese) = 8 (1/2 square blocks X 2)
Sew 2 --- 10" blocks together (contrast/ background)
draw diagonal lines from each corner to corner in X
sew 1/4" seams either side of the lines.
cut on diagonal lines
cut from center of each side to center of opposite side; top to bottom, side to side
square up to 4 1/2" block

10" square - cut into 4 (5") squires for 20 squares (10")
put two 5" squires and sew 1/4" seams on either opposite sides
cut down middle horizontally between sewn seams
then sew these "2 color rectangular blocks" together end to end into a strip
cut this strip bisecting rectangular blocks into 2 1/2" from hems into '4 squares' blocks
sew 4 of these into one 4 X 4 block.


Hollow Stars

Make like 4 Patch Star Quilt but replace the center with one solid square in background or other fabric.

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