Vintage Shirting Blog Hop

It’s my turn to share a block with you. As usual I seem to be behind schedule. It’s not because I’m lazy and don’t get things done. It’s because I try to get too many things done.  With that being said let’s get straight to the block (because that is what you want, right?)

For my block I chose Square and Stars. I don’t have a reason for choosing this particular block, I guess I just liked it when I was looking through block patterns and I thought that Barb’s line of vintage prints would look nice made into this block.

For the first block I chose these prints.

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Cut the following-

1st dark blue cut (1) 4 3/4″ square

red cut (2)  3 7/8″ squares then cut them diagonally

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light cut (4) 3 1/2″ squares

light, 2nd dark blue and medium blue cut from each (2) 4 1/4″ squares then cut diagonally in both directions

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light blue cut (4) 2 5/8″ squares

Lay the pieces out like this

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Sew the red triangles onto the large blue square

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Make the following unit- sew the light triangles onto 2 sides of the light blue  square

sew the dark and medium triangles together

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Join together to make the unit

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Sew the light squares onto both ends of the unit (make 2) the sew the above units onto 2 sides of the large square to make the following rows

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Sew the rows together and you have your block completed.

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For the second block I chose these fabrics

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Cut the following

first red (1) 4 3/4″ square

dark blue (2) 3 7/8″ squares then cut in half diagonally

light (4) 3 1/2″ squares

light, medium blue and light blue (2) 4 1/4″ squares then cut diagonally both directions

second red print (4) 2 5/8″ squares

Here is the second block

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Well, the post has went up and it’s incomplete. Leave a comment for a chance to win an ebook copy of my book Sew Slice Spin and Sash. My internet is running at a snail’s pace, as usual, so I’m done for now…………….

Theresa

 

Vintage Shirting & Dress Prints Blog Hop Schedule:

Thursday 4/14: Blog Hop Introduction
Friday 4/15: Barb Eikmeier @Barb’s Favorites
Monday 4/18: Donna Lynn Thomas @DonnaLynnThomasQuilter
Tuesday 4/19: Kelly Ashton @KellyQuilter
Wednesday 4/20: Reeze Hanson @MorningGloryDesigns
Thursday 4/21: Sally Schneider @SallySchneider
 Friday 4/22: Theresa Ward @AlwaysQuilts