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 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 Center Unit:
Layout Fabric C and D rectangles as shown
and sew together. Press seams to the outside.
Square to 6 1/2".
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".