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July 2017 Applique Block
Background ~ From cream or off-white tone on tone, cut a 9 square Kitty ~ Using fabric of your choicecut kitty shape. Center on Block (background). Machine or hand applique in place. Decorate if desired/as desired. Square to 8 1/2. To be turned in at the September meeting
Submitted by Darlene Johnson
|July 2017 Pieced Block |
From the yellow (A), cut 1 square 3 1/2 X 3 1/2 and 1 strip 2 X 12
From the orange (C), cut 1 strip 2 X 12
From the dark blue (B) cut 2 squares 4 X 4
From the bright yellow-green (D) cut 2 squares 4 X 4
With right sides together sew the yellow and orange strips together with a 1/4 seam. Iron toward the orange and cut 2 X 3 1/4 rectangles from this piece. Make 4 each four patch blocks with the cut rectangles.
Draw a diagonal line on the wrong side of the green squares. Put the blue and green squares right sides together and sew a scant 1/4 seam on both sides of the drawn diagonal line. Cut apart between the sewn lines and press to the blue. Square the half-square triangles to 3 1/2. Using the picture to the side, sew the units together.
To be turned in at the September meeting.
Nancy Cabot circa 1933
|Quilts of Valor|
Another Friendship Star Block
Choose a DARK BLUE fabric (Patriotic Preferred) and cut four 2 1/2 squares to make the center of 4 blocks.
Cut four 3 squares of a MEDIUM BLUE solid (or small print that reads as solid) and four 3 squares of solid WHITE fabric (or tone on tone).
Make eight half-square triangles. Trim to 2 1/2 and assemble per picture..
Make a total of four 6 1/2 blocks to form one 12 1/2 block.
Please try to follow the color specifications closely so that a more coordinated finished top can be made. Thank you!
A= 3 trim to 2 1/2 B= 2 1/2 square C= four 6 1/2 blocks
Completed = 1 12 1/2 block ~~ To be turned in at the September meeting
Contact: Janice DeChant, 541.732.0141
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