Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 30

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Block 30

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

From the dark purple, cut:
(8) 1” x 1” squares

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

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

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

From the background fabric, cut:
(16) 1 ½” x 1 ½” squares
(4) 1 ½” x 2 ½” rectangles

Assembly

Square in a Square

Mark the wrong side of the background 1 1/2” squares diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a purple 2 1/2” square and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press. Repeat on the adjacent corner, then mark the light yellow 1 1/2″ squares and use them for the other side of the purple square.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Flip Corner Units

Mark the wrong side of the dark purple 1” squares diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a background 1 1/2” square and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press. Repeat on the opposite corner as shown below.

Unit measures 1 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Sew a background 1 1/2″ square to the side of the Flip Corner unit. Use the image below for orientation.
Sew a background 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the top of the previous unit.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square.

Flip Center Unit

Mark the wrong side of the dark purple 1” squares diagonally once. Lay a marked square on the corner of a yellow 2 1/2” square and sew on the marked line. Trim a quarter inch from the marked line and press. Repeat on the remaining corners as shown below.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square.

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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