Wedding Ring Sampler: Block 8

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Block 8

6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ unfinished

Cutting Instructions

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

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

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

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

From the background fabric, cut:
(2) 3” x 3” squares

Assembly

Half Square Triangles

Mark the wrong side of the background 3” squares in half diagonally once. Lay a marked background square over a light yellow 3” square, right sides together. Sew a quarter inch from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the marked line.

Trim unit to 2 1/2” square. Make 4.

Need help with Half Square Triangles? Watch this helpful video.

Flying Geese

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

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

Need help making Flying Geese? Watch this video.

Sew a light purple 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ rectangle to a yellow/dark purple Flying Geese unit as shown above. Make 4.

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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