Block 4: Red, Black & White

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Cutting Instructions:

From the white fabric, cut:
(8) 2” x 2” squares

From the red fabric, cut:
(6) 2” x 2” squares

From the black fabric, cut:
(2) 2” x 2” squares

Assembly:

Pinwheel Unit

Mark the wrong side of the white 2″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked white square over a red 2″ square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line and press towards the red.

Trim each Half Square Triangle to 1 1/2″ square. Make 12.

Repeat to make 4 white and black Half Square Triangles.

Using three white/red and one white/black Half Square Triangles, arrange them to make a Pinwheel as shown below. Sew together into two rows. Sew the rows together to complete the Pinwheel unit.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square. Make 4.

 

Block Assembly

Using the four Pinwheel units, lay them in rows using the block image as a guide. Sew together into two rows. Sew the rows together to complete the block.

Block measures 4 1/2″ square unfinished.

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