Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 10

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Block 10

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the dark purple, cut:
(4) 2 1/8” x 2 1/8” squares

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

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

From the yellow fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3” squares
(2) 2 ½” x 2 ½” squares

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

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

Assembly

Half Square Triangles

Mark the wrong side of the background 3” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked background square over a yellow 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.

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Split Quarter Square Triangles

Mark the backs of the background 2 1/2″ squares in half diagonally once. Layer with a yellow 2 1/2″ square, right sides together. Sew a 1/4″ on both sides of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line to make two Half Square Triangles.

Mark the backs of the deep purple 2 ⅛” squares from corner to corner. Layer a marked square with a background/yellow Half Square Triangle. Sew a 1/4″ on both sides of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. Repeat with the remaining Half Square Triangles.

Trim to 1 1/2″ square. Make 8 Split Quarter Square Triangles.

Side Units

Sew two Split Quarter Square Triangles together as oriented below. Sew a light yellow 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the bottom of the unit. Sew a purple 1 1/2″ 2 1/2″ rectangle to the bottom to complete the side unit.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Block Assembly

Use the block diagram above to layout the block into three 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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