Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 1

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Wedding Ring Sampler Block One

Block One

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions:

From the purple fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3” squares

From the light purple fabric, cut:
(2) 1 ½” x 1 ½” squares

From the dark yellow fabric, cut:
(2) 1 ½” x 1 ½” squares

From the light yellow fabric, cut:
(4) 1 ½” x 2 ½” rectangles

From the background fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3” squares
(4) 1 ½” x 2 ½” rectangles

Assembly

Half Square Triangle

Mark the wrong side of the background 3” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked background square over a purple 3” square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line.

Trim unit to 2 1/2” square. Make 4.

Need some help making Half Square Triangle units? Watch this uquilt video…

Here’s how to size a Half Square Triangle…

Rail

Sew a light yellow 1 ½” x 2 ½” rectangle to the side of a background 1 ½” x 2 ½” rectangle. Press seams toward the yellow.

Unit measures 2 ½” x 2 ½”. Make 4.

Four Patch

Sew a dark yellow 1 ½” square to a light purple 1 ½” square. Press seams toward the light purple. Make 2.

Sew the two units together with colors alternating to make the Four Patch unit.

Unit measures 2 ½” x 2 ½”.

Block Assembly

Use the block diagram above to layout the block into rows. Sew the units into rows.

Sew the rows together to complete the block.

Block measures 6 ½” x 6 ½” unfinished.

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