April 1998ís block was a  9 inch Split Nine Patch

The finished block measures 9 inches square (1/2 inches unfinished).
Instructions: There are three dark blocks, three light blocks and three half and half blocks, using 12 different fabrics.
  1. Cut three (3) dark squares and three (3) light squares, 3 1/2 inches each.
  1. Cut three (3) dark squares and three (3) light squares 3 7/8 inches each, then cut them diagonally. Sew the light triangles to the dark triangles and press the seams toward the dark fabric.
  1. Top row -- dark square, dark square, triangle unit (with the dark half on the left).
  2. Middle row -- dark square, triangle unit (with the dark on the left), light square.
  3. Bottom row -- triangle unit (with the dark on the left), light square, light square. 
Your completed unfinished block will measure 9 1/2 inches.
It will measure 9 inches after it is sewn into a quilt.
 
NOTE:  Remember to always use good quality, 100% cotton fabrics and to pre-wash your fabrics.
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