Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 25

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Block 25

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

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

From the light purple fabric, cut:
(2) 2” x 2” squares
(1) 3 ½” x 3 ½” square
(4) 2 1/8” x 2 1/8” squares
(4) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ squares

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

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

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

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

Assembly

Half Square Triangle

Mark the wrong side of the light purple 2” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked light purple square over a purple 2” square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line.

Trim unit to 1 1/2” square. Make 4.

Need help with Half Square Triangles? Watch this helpful video.

Quarter Square Triangle

Mark the back of a yellow 3 1/2″ squares in half diagonally once. Layer with a light 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.

Mark the back of one of the Half Square Triangles from corner to corner crossing the seam. Layer the marked  Half Square Triangle with the other Half Square Triangle right sides together with light purple triangles opposite each other. Sew a 1/4″ on both sides of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line. 

Trim to 2 1/2″ square. 

Flying Geese

Mark the wrong side of a purple 1 1/2” squares diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a light yellow 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2” square and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press. Repeat with a light purple 1 1/2″ square in the other corner as shown below.

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

Need help making Flying Geese? Watch this video.

Split Quarter Square Triangles

Mark the backs of the background 2 1/2″ squares in half diagonally once. Layer with a dark 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 purple 2 ⅛” squares from corner to corner. Layer a marked square with a background/dark 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 and sew into sets so the dark yellow triangles meet.

Repeat with the light purple 2 1/8″ squares to make 8 more Split Quarter Square Triangles as shown below.

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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