Block Twenty-Four: Countdown to Paducah 2018

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Countdown to Paducah 2018: Block 24

8″ x 8″

Cutting Instructions:

From the white fabric, cut:

(4) 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles

(4)  2″ x 2″ squares

 

From the dark blue fabric, cut:

(8) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(2)  2″ x 2″ squares

 

From the light blue fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(8) 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangles

 

From the dark purple fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(2)  2″ x 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:

(4) Dark blue and white
(4) Dark purple and white

Remember each set of squares makes 2 half square triangles.

Center Stripe Units

To make the center stripe units, lay a 1 1/2″ dark purple square on the end of a 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ light rectangle and sew from corner to corner. Use the diagram below to check the direction of the angle. Lay a 1 1/2″ dark blue square on the opposite corner at the opposite end of a 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ light rectangle and sew from corner to corner. Use the diagram below to check the direction of the angle. Measures 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″. Make 4.

Assembly Diagram:

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