Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Churn Dash

Churn Dash

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Fabric Requirements:

Fabric A: Medium (Green)
2 - 5 1/4" squares - Mark a diagonal
line on back.
4 - 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles

Fabric B: Dark (Blue)
2 - 5 1/4" squares
4 - 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles

Fabric C: Light (Yellow)
1 - 4 1/2" square

Make Half Square Triangles:
Pair Fabric A and Fabric B 5 1/4"
squares, right sides together.  Sew
1/4" away from both sides of drawn
line.  Cut on drawn line and press
to the darker fabric.

Square to 4 1/2".

Make Center Outer Units:
Pair Fabric A and Fabric B
2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles, right
sides together and sew together
along one long edge.  Press to
the darker fabric and square
to 4 1/2".

Layout units as shown and
sew together in 3 rows.  Press
seams in rows 1 & 3 to the outside
and seam in row 2 to the inside.

Square to 12 1/2".  Press
final seams open to reduce bulk.

The Churn Dash block is a traditional
block from the early to mid 1800's.
This block has also been called:
Hole in the Barn Door, Ludlow's
Favorite, Broken Plate, Old Mill Design,
Picture Frame, Puss in the Corner,
Dragon's Head and Monkey Wrench.

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