Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 16

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Block 16

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

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

From the purple fabric, cut:
(1) 3 ½” x 3 ½” square
(1) 2 ½” x 2 ½” square

From the light purple fabric, cut:
(1) 3 ½” x 3 ½” square

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

From the light yellow fabric, cut:
(4) 2” x 2” squares

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

Assembly

Flying Geese Units

Mark four background 2″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay two background marked squares over a purple 3 1/2″ square in diagonally opposite corners. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart and press.

Lay a background square over the corner of the purple triangle. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart and press. Repeat with the other purple triangle.

Trim Flying Geese to 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ rectangle. Make 4.

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

Trim Flying Geese to 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ rectangle. Make 4.

Need help making Flying Geese? Watch this video.

Flip Corner Units

Mark the wrong side of the dark purple 1 1/2” squares diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a background 2 1/2” square and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square. Make 2 left and 2 right.

Square in a Square

Mark the wrong side of the yellow 1 1/2” squares diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a purple 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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