Block Eight: Countdown to Paducah 2018

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Countdown to Paducah 2018: Block Eight

8″ x 8″

Cutting Instructions:

From the white fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles

(8) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(4) Scraps for foundation piecing larger than 2 1/2″ squares

(4) Scraps for foundation piecing larger than 2″ x 1 1/4″ rectangles

(8) Scraps for foundation piecing larger than 1 1/2″ square.

 

From the dark blue fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(1) Scrap for foundation piecing larger than 2″ square.

 

From the light blue fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(4) 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(8) Scraps for foundation piecing larger than 1 1/4″ squares.

 

From the dark purple fabric, cut:

(8) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(8) Scraps for foundation piecing larger than 1 1/4″ squares.

 

Download the foundation paper piecing pattern here.

 

Instructions:

Center

Print out the foundation paper piecing patterns.

Use the patterns on the second page to begin building the center. Complete the three units, then sew them together.

Use a glue stick to attach the unit made in the previous step to the 4 1/2″ square pattern on page 1. Attach the final corner pieces to the center unit.

The center unit measures 4 1/2″ square.

Side Triangles

Paper piece the each of the side triangle units.

The side units each measure 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″.

Using the assembly diagram below, finish piecing the block.

 

Block Assembly:

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