State Block: Massachusetts

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Massachusetts State Block

February 6, 1788

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

White

Light Red

 

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

Instructions:

From the light red fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(28) 2″ x 2″ squares

(2) 1 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ rectangles

(2) 1 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ rectangles

(1) 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ square

 

From the white fabric, cut:

(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

(28) 2″ x 2″ squares

(2) 1 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ rectangles

(2) 1 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ rectangles

 

Half Square Triangle Units

Using the 2″ light red and white squares, make 56 Half Square Triangle units.

Trim units to measure 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ unfinished.

Sew 10 Half Square Triangle units together to make a row.

Block Assembly:

Arrange the units as shown in the block assembly diagram below. 

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.

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