Thursday, March 29, 2012

Turkish Delight

Sorry, but Chock-A-Block Wednesday turned into
Chock-A-Block Thursday because I could not post
my blog.  But the good news is I'm in Turkey
and I ate Turkish Delight!
 
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Fabric A: Blue Fussy Cut
1 - 4 1/2" square
Fabric B: Orange
4 - 4 1/2" squares
2 - 3 1/4" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.
Fabric C: Dark Blue
8 - 2 1/2" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.
4 - 2 1/2" squares
4 - 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" rectangles
Fabric D: White Print
2 - 3 1/4" squares

Make Outer Center Units
Place a Fabric C 2 1/2" square on
the top left corner of the Fabric B
4 1/2" square with right sides together.
Sew a thread width above the drawn
line and press seam to the corner.
Trim back 2 layers of fabric to 1/4".
Repeat process to right upper corner
as shown. Square to 4 1/2".
Make 4.

Make Half Square Triangles:
Pair Fabric B and Fabric D 3 1/4"
squares with right sides together
and sew 1/4" away from each side
of drawn line. Cut on drawn line,
press seam to the Fabric B.
Square to 2 1/2".

Make Corner Units:
Layout units as shown and
sew 2 1/2" units together.
Press seam to the Fabric C.
Then sew both rectangles
together as shown.
Square to 4 1/2".
Make 4.

Assemble Block:
Layout units as shown and sew
together in 3 rows. Press seams
in rows 1 and 3 to the inside and
seams in rows 2 to the outside.

Sew rows together and press final
seams open to reduce bulk.
Square to 12 1/2".

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