State Block: Oregon

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Oregon State Block

February 14, 1859

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Dark Turquoise

Gold

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

 

Download English Paper Piecing Templates.

  • Print 3 of template A.
  • Print 2 of template B.
  • Print 2 of template C.
  • Print 4 of template D.
  • Print 2 of template E.

Instructions:

From the dark turquoise fabric, cut:

(2) 3 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ rectangles

Prepare 2 of template B, 2 of template C, and 2 of template A.

 

From the gold fabric, cut:

(4) 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ squares

Prepare 1 of template A, 2 of template E, and 4 of template D.

 

Side Units

Sew a gold 3 1/2″ square to each end of a 3 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ dark turquoise rectangles to make a side unit. Make 2.

 

Center Unit

Sew a dark turquoise A to each end of a gold A to make the center unit.

 

Arrow Units

Sew D to the bottom of pieces C and D each.

Sew B to C. 

Sew E to the top of the unit. Make 2.

 

Block Assembly:

Using the diagram below as a guide, sew the arrow units to the center unit.

Sew the side units to the center.

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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