Wednesday, May 9, 2012


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It's almost summer and I'm starting

to think about pie and that made me

think of the Shoo-Fly block.

Fabric Requirements:

Fabric A: White

4 - 4 1/2" squares

2 - 5 1/4" squares - Mark

a diagonal line on back.

Fabric B: Blue

1 - 4 1/2" square

2 - 5 1/4" squares


Make Half Square Triangles:

Pair Fabric A & B 5 1/4" squares

with right sides together and sew

on drawn line. Cut on drawn line

and press to the darker fabric.

Square to 4 1/2".

Assemble Block:

Layout as shown and sew together

in 3 rows. Press seams in rows 1 & 3

to the outside and seams in row 2 to

the inside.


Sew rows together and press final

seams open to reduce bulk.

Square to 12 1/2".

Then go eat some pie!

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