Delaware State Block
December 7, 1787
12″ x 12″
American Made Brand Fabrics:
- Print 8 copies of Unit A foundation paper piecing pattern.
- Print 16 copies of Template B or make a freezer paper template.
- Print 1 copy of the Placement Diagram for the applique unit.
Paper piece Unit A using the numbers for placement order. Make 8.
Sew two units together to create a rectangle. Match the outer side-point of piece 1 first, when sewing the units together.
To keep the center point from shifting, sew the units together from the center out.
This rectangle unit measures 3″ x 5 1/4″ unfinished.
Make 4 rectangle units.
Using the Placement Diagram and applique Template B, applique the quarter circles to the 5 1/4″ background squares.
Quarter Square Triangle
Using the 4″ light yellow and aqua square, make a Quarter Square Triangle.
Trim to 3″ square.
Arrange the units as shown in the block assembly diagram below. Sew the units together into rows, then sew the rows into a block.
Block measures 12 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ unfinished.
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Special thanks to Bonnie Browning for use of her book for reference, Vintage Quilt Blocks State by State by Bonnie K. Browning.