State Block: Louisiana

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Louisiana State Block

April 30, 1812

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Cream

Dark Eggplant

Light Eggplant

Get the fabrics for this week’s blocks in one convenient fat quarter bundle! Bundle includes fabrics for all the state blocks in Week Four.

 

Cutting Instructions:

From the dark eggplant, cut:

(4) 6 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangles

From the light eggplant, cut:

(8) 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ squares

From the cream, cut:

(4) 6 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangles

Instructions:

Make four flying geese units by marking the backs of the 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ light eggplant squares diagonally from corner to corner. Lay the marked square on a corner of the cream rectangle, right sides together, and sew on the marked line. Trim and press. Repeat for the other corner on the same side.

Block Assembly:

Sew the dark eggplant rectangles to the flying geese units as shown below. Sew two sections together to complete half of the block. Sew the two halves together to complete 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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