Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 29

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Block 29

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the dark purple, cut:
(4) 1 ½” x 1 ½” squares
(4) 1 ½” x 2 ½” rectangles

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

From the dark yellow fabric, cut:
(8) 1 ½” x 1 ½” squares

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

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

Assembly

Half Square Triangles

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

Flip Flying Geese Units

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

Trim unit to measure 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle. Make 4.

Center Unit

Sew a dark purple 1 1/2″ square to a dark yellow 1 1/2″ square. Sew this unit to the top of the previous Flying Geese unit.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Sew four of these units together as shown below to complete the block center.

Unit measures 4 1/2″ square.

Block Assembly

Use the block diagram above to layout the block into 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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