Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Aunt Mary's Favorite



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We are quilting along with Barbara Brackman's
Block of the Week, Grandmother's Choice.
 
 
 
This is how I made my block.  It may
differ from the original instructions.
 
 
Fabric Requirements:
 
Fabric A: Fussy Cut
1 - 4 1/2'' square
 
Fabric B: Blue
4 - 2 1/2'' squares - Mark
a diagonal line on back.
 
Fabric C: White Print
4 - 2 1/2'' squares
 
Fabric D:  Red
3 - 2 1/2'' x 4 1/2'' rectangles
 
 
Make Center Unit:
Place a Fabric B square on opposite
sides of Fabric A square as shown and
sew on drawn line.  Press to the corner,
then trim seam to 1/4''.
 
 
Repeat to opposite corners and square
to 4 1/2''.
 
 
Sew a Fabric D rectangle to each side of
center unit and press seams to the Fabric D.


 
Sew a Fabric C square to each side of
a Fabric D rectangle as shown.  Make 2.


 
Sew long rectangle units to top and
bottom of center unit as shown.
Square to 8 1/2''.
 
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