Block of the Month

August 2000ís block was Bright Hopes


The finished block measures 12 inches square.
(12 1/2 inches unfinished).

Instructions:  Use good quality, 100% cotton prewashed fabrics.

 

The centers should be white with a tiny/small red print.  The strips should be cut from medium red and dark red.

  1. Cut four 2 1/2 inch squares from white fabric with some red in it.
  2. Cut eight 2 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch rectangles from a medium red fabric.
  3. Cut eight 2 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch rectangles from a dark red fabric.
  4. Sew a rectangle to the center square, continue around the square in log cabin fashion -- as shown in the graphic.
  5. Repeat three times.
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  1. After adding the fourth rectangle, finish the seam from the first rectangle.

  2. Join the four quarters together to form the block.
Your completed unfinished block will measure 12 1/2 inches.
Twelve inches after sewn into a quilt!
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