Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Balkan Puzzle

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Fabric Requirements:
Fabric A: Yellow
6 - 4 1/4" squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.

Fabric B: Green
2 - 4 1/4" squares - Mark
a diagoanl line on back.

Fabric C: Light Blue
4 - 4 1/4" squares

Fabric D: Dark Blue
4 - 4 1/4" squares

Make Half Square Triangles:
Pair 3 1/4" squares with right sides
together in the following combinations:

2 - A/C 4 - A/D 2 - C/B

Sew 1/4" away from each side of the
drawn line, cut on drawn line and
press as follows:

A/C - press to the Fabric A
A/D - press half to the Fabric A
and half to the Fabric D
C/B - press to the Fabric C
Square to 3 1/2".

Make Quarter Units:
Layout units as shown, the arrows
show the direction the seam is pressed
for the A/D units, and sew together in
2 rows. Press the seam in row 1 to the
left and the seam in row 2 to the right.
Sew rows together, press seam to the
bottom. Square to 6 1/2".
Make 4.

Layout quarter units as shown,
always keeping the Fabric B in
the center. Sew together in 2 rows,
press seam in row 1 to the left and
seam in row 2 to the right.

Sew rows together. Press final seam
open to reduce bulk. Square to 12 1/2".


  1. I have just discovered your blog. Thank you for all of the well made tutorials. The photos are really helpful.

  2. Thank you or the instructions.Mary Jo

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