Block Fifteen: Countdown to Paducah

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Countdown to Paducah 2018: Block Fifteen

8″ x 8″

Cutting Instructions:

From the white fabric, cut:

(4) 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles

(6) 2″ x 2″ squares

(1) 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ squares

 

From the dark blue fabric, cut:

(8) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(4) 2″ x 2″ squares

 

From the light blue fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(4) 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(2) 2″ x 2″ squares

 

From the dark purple fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

 

Instructions:

Half Square Triangles

Mark the back of the 2″ white squares diagonally from corner to corner. Use this as a guide to make half square triangles. Layer with the 2″ colored squares and sew 1/4″ from the drawn line. Cut on the drawn line to make two half square triangles.

Size the half square triangles to 1 1/2″ each.

Make the following half square triangles:

(8) Dark blue and white
(4) Light blue and white

Remember each set of squares makes 2 half square triangles.

Square in a Square

Mark the back of the 1 1/2″ dark purple squares diagonally from corner to corner. Lay the 1 1/2″ dark purple square in the corner of the 2 1/2″ white square. Sew on the drawn line. Cut 1/4″ on the outside of the drawn line. Press. Repeat for the other three corners.

Block Assembly:

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