Block 13: Red, Black & White

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Block 13: Red, Black & White

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Cutting Instructions

From the white fabric, cut:
(1) 2 1/2” x 2 1/2” square
(8) 1 5/8” x 1 5/8” squares
(8) 1 1/2” x 1 1/2” squares
(4) 1” x ”1” squares

From the red fabric, cut:
(4) 1 5/8” x 1 5/8” squares
(1) 1 1/2” x 1 1/2” square

From the black fabric, cut:
(2) 2 1/2” x 2 1/2” squares

Assembly

Flying Geese

Mark eight white 1 5/8″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay two white marked squares over a black 2 1/2″ square in diagonally opposite corners. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart and press to the red.

Lay a marked white square over the corner of the black triangle. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart and press to the red. Repeat with the other red triangle.

Trim Flying Geese to 1″ x 1 1/2″ rectangle. Make 8 Flying Geese.

Repeat to make 4 inverse white and red Flying Geese units.

Corner Unit

Sew a white 1″ square to the left side of a red/white Flying Geese unit as shown below.
Sew a red/white Flying Geese unit to a white 1 1/2″ square as shown below.

Unit measures 2″ square unfinished. Make 4.

Center Units

Sew a white 1 1/2″ square to the top of a white/red Flying Geese unit.

Make 4.

Block Assembly

Lay out the units into rows. Sew into rows, then sew the rows together to complete the block.

Block measures 4 1/2″ square unfinished.

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