Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 26

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Block 26

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the dark purple, cut:
(2) 2” x 2” squares

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

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

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

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

Assembly

Flying Geese

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.

Need help making Flying Geese? Watch this video.

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

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

Sew the background/purple Flying Geese to the light purple/yellow Flying Geese as shown below.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Half Square Triangles

Mark the wrong side of the yellow 2” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked yellow square over a dark 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.

Sew the four Half Square Triangles into pairs as shown below. Make 2.

Sew the two rows together to make the center unit.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″.

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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Catherine Deakin

Would love to try this, is it possible to join in at this stage, if so how do I go about it. Thank you

Jackie Walton

Block 26 link you to Block 21. Is this right?