State Block: Idaho

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Idaho State Block

July 3, 1890

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Aqua 

Light Yellow 

Light Eggplant 

Dark Turquoise 

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Cutting Instructions:

From the light eggplant fabric, cut:
(24) 2″ x 2” squares

From the raspberry fabric, cut:
(8) 2″ x 2″ squares

From the dark turquoise fabric, cut:
(4) 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″  squares

From the light yellow fabric, cut:

(4) 2” x 2” squares

(12) 3 1/2″ x 2” rectangle

(5) 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ square

Instructions: 

Mark (16) 2″ x 2″ light eggplant squares on the diagonal once. Layer a marked square over one corner of a 3 1/2″ x 2” light yellow rectangle and sew on the marked line. Trim seam and press to the dark. Repeat on other rectangle corner, make 8.

Mark (8) 2″ x 2″ light eggplant squares and (8) 2″ x 2″ raspberry squares on the diagonal once. Layer a light eggplant square over one corner of a 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ light yellow square, sew, trim seam, and press to the dark. Repeat on the opposite corner of the same side. Repeat with 2” x 2” raspberry squares on the other side of the 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ light yellow square. Make 4.

Block Assembly:

Using the diagram below as a guide, to assemble the block.

Block measures 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.

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