January/February 1999’s block was a 16 inch “Flower Garden”

The finished block measures 16 inches square (16 1/2 inches unfinished).

Instructions:  Use springtime colors, with a white background.

Use good quality, 100% cotton fabrics and prewash your fabrics.

Flower Garden
  1. From a springtime color, cut one 2 1/2 inch square.

  2. From a springtime color, cut four 2 1/2 inch squares.
  3. From a springtime color, cut eight 2 1/2 inch squares.
  4. From a springtime color, cut twelve 2 1/2 inch squares.
  5. Cut thirty-nine white 2 1/2 inch squares.
  1. Join these squares in strips of eight.
    You can strip piece each row by stacking the colors in piles, then adding a square to each row.
  2. Sew completed strips together to form the block.
Your completed block will measure 16 1/2 inches.
Sixteen inches after sewn into a quilt!
This is a scrap quilt and is very easy to sew. The solid row of white squares at the top and right side of the block serves as a dividing strip between the blocks.

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