Block Nine: Countdown to Paducah 2018

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Countdown to Paducah 2018: Block Nine

8″ x 8″

Cutting Instructions:

From the white fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles

(8) 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

(4) 2″ x 2″ squares

(1) 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ square

 

From the dark blue fabric, cut:

(12) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ 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

(4) 2″ x 2″ squares

(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ 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 each 2″ light blue square 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 8.

 

Floating Triangles

To make the floating triangles, lay a 1 1/2″ dark blue square on the end of a 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ white rectangle and sew from corner to corner. Use the assembly diagram to check the direction of the angle.

Make 4 of each direction, 8 total.

Square in a Square

Mark the back of the 1 1/2″ light blue squares diagonally from corner to corner. Lay the 1 1/2″ light blue 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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