Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 17

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Block 17

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the dark purple, cut:
(1) 3 ½” x 3 ½” square
(4) 1” x 1 “ squares

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

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

From the background fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3” squares
(4) 2” x 2” 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 light 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 help with Half Square Triangles? Watch this helpful video.

Flying Geese

Mark four background 2″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay two background marked squares over a dark 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 dark purple triangle. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart and press. Repeat with the other dark purple triangle.

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

Need help making Flying Geese? Watch this video.

Sew a light yellow 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ rectangle to the bottom of the Flying Geese Unit. Make 4.

Nine Patch Center

Sew a dark purple 1” square to each end of a light yellow 1″ x 1 ½” rectangle. Press seams toward the dark purple. Make 2.

Sew a light yellow  1” x 1 1/2″ rectangle to each side of a light purple 1 ½” square. Press seams toward the light purple. 

Sew the units together in rows to make the Nine Patch Center unit.

Unit measures 2 ½” x 2 ½”.

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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