Illinois State Block
December 3, 1818
12″ x 12″
American Made Brand Fabrics:
- Print 4 of template A.
- Print 4 of template B.
- Print 4 of template C.
- Print 4 of template D.
- Print 4 of template E.
From raspberry fabric, cut 4 A. Baste to template.
From royal blue fabric, cut 4 D. Baste to template.
From brick red fabric, cut 4 B. Baste to template.
From dark aqua fabric, cut 4 C. Baste to template.
From lime fabric, cut 4 E. Baste to template.
Sew a brick red B to a raspberry A. Sew a dark aqua C to the brick red B. Make 4 star units.
Sew a lime E to a royal blue D. Make 4 corner units.
Using the diagram below as a guide, sew corner units to each side of a star unit. Make 2.
Sew the top and bottom of the block together with the 2 remaining star units.
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.