Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Big T

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Fabric Requirements:
Fabric A: Rust
1 - 4 1/2" square
8 - 2 1/2" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.
Fabric B: White print
2 - 5 1/4" square - Mark
a diagonal line on back.
4 - 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles
Fabric C: Light Brown
2 - 5 1/4" squares
Fabric D: Dark Brown
4 - 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles

Make Half Square Triangles:
Pair Fabric B and Fabric C 5 1/4"
squares with right sides together.
Sew a 1/4" away from each side of
drawn line, cut on drawn line and
press seam to the Fabric C.
Square to 4 1/2".

Make Outer Center Units:
Place 2 1/2" Fabric A square on left
side of Fabric B rectangle. Sew a
thread width below drawn line and
press seam to the bottom corner.
Trim back 2 layers of fabric to 1/4".
Repeat procedure to opposite side.
Sew flying geese unit to Fabric D
rectangle. Press seam to the Fabric
D. Square to 4 1/2".
Make 4.

Layout units as shown and sew
together in 3 rows. Press seams
in rows 1 & 3 to the outside and
row 2 to the inside.
Sew rows together and press
final seams open to reduce

bulk. Square to 12 1/2".


  1. Love your great blocks and fabrics! I will visit you again, soon!

    :) Carolyn

  2. I love this pattern, but why is it called "Big T" ??? I don't see a "T".

    1. Hi Roberta,
      To be honest, this post is from almost 3 years ago and I have no memory of why it is called Big T. At that time I was involved in a few online Block of the Week quilt projects and I guess it came from there. Sorry I couldn't be more help. ~ Ellen