Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Album Block

Redbud 2012 Block of the Month ~ July

 
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This is the July Block of the Month for the

Redbud Quilt Guild. Each month I will show

how I made my block. I was not able to attend

this month's meeting and did not see the demo

on how to make this. So I just made the flying

geese units the old fashioned way because that

seemed so much easier.


Fabric Requirements:

Fabric A: Cream or gold

4 - 3 1/2" squares

4 - 3 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangles

Fabric B: Red

8 - 3 1/2" squares - Mark a

diagonal line on back.

Fabric C: Blue

2 - 2 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangles

Fabric D: Star fabric

1 - 2 1/2" x 6 1/2" rectangle


Make Flying Geese Units:

Place Fabric B 3 1/2" square on the left

side of a Fabric A rectangle. Sew a thread

width below the drawn line, press seam to

the corner. Trim back 2 layers of fabric to

1/4". Repeat process on the right side as

shown. Square to 3 1/2" x 6 1/2".

Make 4.


Make Center Unit:

Layout Fabric C and D rectangles as shown

and sew together. Press seams to the outside.

Square to 6 1/2".


Assemble Block:

Layout units as shown and sew together in

3 rows. Press seams in rows 1 and 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".

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