Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 3

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Block Three

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assembly

Half Square Triangles

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

Trim unit to 1 ½” square. Make 4.

Flying Geese

Using the No-Waste Flying Geese method 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 Flying Geese.

Need some help with Flying Geese? Watch this video to learn how to make No-Waste Flying Geese units.


Here’s some help for sizing Flying Geese units…

Block Assembly

Block 3 in the Wedding Ring Sampler Sewalong

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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