State Block: Missouri

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Missouri State Block

August 10, 1821

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Light Eggplant

Dark Fuchsia

Gold

Light Yellow

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

 

Download the Foundation Paper Piecing Patterns.

  • Print 12 pattern B.
  • Print 4 pattern A.

Instructions:

From the gold fabric, cut (6) 3″ x 3″ squares.

From the light eggplant fabric, cut:

(6) 3″ x 3″ squares

(4) 2 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles

(1) 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ square

Half Square Trianges

Using the 3″ gold and light eggplant squares, sew Half Square Triangles by marking a diagonal line on the backs of the gold squares, layering right sides together with the light eggplant squares, and sewing a 1/4″ on either side of the marked line. Cut on the marked line and press. Trim to 2 1/2″. Make 12.

Unit B

Using the light yellow and dark fuchsia fabrics, paper piece unit B with the fuchsia in position 1 and 3. Make 8.

Paper piece unit B with the light yellow in position 1 and 3. Make 4.

Using the colored block image above, assemble the B units into Nine Patches. Make 4.

Unit A

Using the light yellow and dark fuchsia fabrics, paper piece unit A with the light yellow in position 1 and 3. Make 4.

Block Assembly:

Using the assembly diagram below, sew the units into rows, and the rows into a 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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