Bonus Block: Countdown to Paducah 2018

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Countdown to Paducah 2018: Block 36

8″ x 8″

Cutting Instructions:

From the white fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles

(12) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(10) 2″ x 2″ squares

 

From the dark blue fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(4) 2″ x 2″ rectangles

 

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

(1) 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ square

 

From the dark purple fabric, cut:

(4) 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 each 2″ colored 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 2 1/2″ each.

Make the following half square triangles:

(8) Dark purple and white
(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″ white squares diagonally from corner to corner. Lay the 1 1/2″ white square in the corner of the 2 1/2″ light blue square. Sew on the drawn line. Cut 1/4″ on the outside of the drawn line. Press. Repeat for the other three corners.

Note: the colors in the illustration below do not reflect the colors used in this block.

Assembly Diagram:

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Shirley Shamie

Received Blocks# 34 & 36.. there was no Block# 35?