Free Block: Summer Sun

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Summer Sun Block

16 1/4″ x 16 1/4″ finished

Cutting instructions:

From the yellow fabric, cut:

(1) 12” x 12” square

 

From the orange fabric, cut:

(2) 5 1/4” x 5 1/4” squares

(4) 3 3/4” x 3 3/4” squares

 

From the blue fabric, cut:

(2) 5 1/4” x 5 1/4” squares

(4) 4 1/2” x 4 1/2” squares

 

Block Assembly:

Sunny snowball unit:

Draw a diagonal line on the backs of the sun orange 3 3/4” squares.

Lay a marked square right sides together over a corner the sun yellow 12” square. Sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch and press. Repeat on the other corners.

This completes the block center. Trim to 12″ square.

Corner triangle units:

Draw a diagonal line on the backs of the sky blue 5 1/4” squares.

Lay the marked squares, right sides together, on the sun orange 5 1/4” squares. Sew 1/4″ from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line and press to create a half square triangle. Cut diagonally across the half square triangles to make 8 quarter triangle units.

Sew the quarter triangle units to the blue 4 1/2” squares as shown and repeat to make 4 corner triangle units.

Sew corner triangle units to the sunny snowball unit as shown.

 

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it looks like a fun quilt to make