Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 18

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Block 18

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

Cutting Instructions
From the dark purple, cut:
(1) 3 ½” x 3 ½” square

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

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

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

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

From the background fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3” 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  3” light purple 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.

Quarter Square Triangles

Mark the backs of the light yellow 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 dark purple  3 1/2″ squares.

Mark the backs of the light yellow/purple Half Square Triangles from corner to corner crossing the seam. Layer a marked light yellow/purple Half Square Triangle with a light yellow/dark purple Half Square Triangle right sides together with light yellow 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.

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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