Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 14


Block 14

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

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

From the light purple fabric, cut:
(4) 1 ½” x 1 ½” squares

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

From the light yellow fabric, cut:
(1) 3 ½” x 3 ½” squares

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


Quarter Square Triangles

Mark the backs of the background 3 1/2″ squares in half diagonally once. Layer with a purple 3 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.

Repeat with the light yellow and purple 3 1/2″ squares.

Mark the backs of the background/purple Half Square Triangles from corner to corner crossing the seam. Layer a marked background/purple Half Square Triangle with a light yellow/purple Half Square Triangle right sides together with purple triangles opposite each other. 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 2 1/2″ square. Make 4 Quarter Square Triangles.

Square in a Square

Mark the wrong side of the light purple 1 1/2” squares diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a yellow 2 1/2” square and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press. Repeat on all four corners.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square.

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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