State Block: West Virginia

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West Virginia State Block

May 11, 1858

12″ x 12″

American Made Brand Fabrics:

Dark Blue

Dark Tomato

White

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 the English Paper Piecing Templates.

  • Print 4 of template A.
  • Print 24 of template B.
  • Print 4 of template C.
  • Print 8 of template D.

Instructions:

From the dark blue fabric, prepare 12 of template B.

From the dark tomato fabric, prepare 12 of template B.

From the white fabric, prepare 4 of template A, 4 of template C, and 8 of template D.

Corner Units

Sew a red B to the end of D using the diagram below for placement. Make 4.

Sew a blue B to the end of D using the diagram below for placement. Make 4.

Sew a red and a blue BD unit to each side of a white C using the diagram below as a placement guide. Make 4.

Center Units

Sew a red B to a blue B to each other, using the color image above for placement. Make 8.

Sew the red/blue B unit to each side of a white A using the diagram below as placement. Make 4.

Block Assembly:

Sew the corner units to each side of a center unit to make the top and bottom rows.

Using the 2 remaining center units, sew the rows 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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