Block of the Month

November 2000ís block was Christmas Cracker

The finished block measures 8 inches square.
(8½ inches unfinished).

Instructions:  Use good quality, 100% cotton pre-washed fabrics.  The colors we used were reds and greens.



1. Cut one rectangle from a red fabric that measures 2 3/8 by 6 1/8 inches.

2. Cut two rectangles from a green fabric that measures 2 3/8 by 6 1/8 inches.

3. Cut one red and one green 4 7/8 inch square.

4. Cut each of these diagonally to form two green and two red triangles.

5. Sew a green rectangle to each side of the red rectangle.

6. Sew a red triangle along the long edge to the green rectangles.

7. Sew the green triangles to the ends to complete the block, as shown in the graphic.

    Your completed unfinished block will measure 8½ inches.



    Eight inches after sewn into a quilt!

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