Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 36

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Block 36

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Assembly

Flying Geese

Mark four yellow 2″ squares in half diagonally once. Lay two yellow marked squares over a dark 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 yellow square over the corner of the dark purple triangle. Sew a quarter inch from the marked line on both sides. Cut apart and press. Repeat with the other dark purple triangle.

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

Sew a background 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the top of the Flying Geese unit using the block diagram below as a guide for orientation.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square. Make 4.

Square in a Square

Mark the wrong side of the dark yellow 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 all four corners.

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square.

Corner Unit

Sew a light purple 1 1/2″ square to a light yellow 1 1/2″ square. Sew a light purple 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to the top of the previous unit using the diagram below as a guide.

   

Unit measures 2 1/2″ square. Make 2 right facing and 2 left facing.

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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