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Friday, June 15, 2018

1880 Sampler Sew Along

1880 Sampler Sew Along
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You will need to make a total of five crazy quilt blocks this week.
This is a great opportunity to use up all your little bits.
start by sewing your little bits together until you have a square
a least 5" square. Trim block up to 4-1/2"
Use a bitty block as your starting point for your crazy quilt block.
from pink print cut the following:
2 | 1-1/2" squares
1 | 1" squares
from blue print cut the following:
2 | 1-1/2" squares
4 | 1" squares

Using pink and blue 1-1/2" squares make 4 half square triangles.
Square up half square triangles to 1"
Layout and piece bitty block using photo for placement.
from pink print cut 2 | 1-3/4" squares
from brown print cut 2 | 1-3/4" squares

Using pink and brown 1-3/4" squares make 4 half square triangles.
Square up half square triangles to 1-1/4"
Layout and piece bitty block using photo for placement.
from red print cut the following:
2 | 1-1/2" squares
1 | 1" squares
from yellow print cut the following:
2 | 1-1/2" squares
4 | 1" squares

Using red and yellow 1-1/2" squares make 4 half square triangles.
Square up half square triangles to 1"
Layout and piece bitty block using photo for placement.
from pink print cut 5| 1-1/2" squares
from blue print cut 4 | 1-1/2" squares

Make 9-patch using pink and blue squares
Add bits and pieces to 2 sides to make block at least 5"
Square block to 4-1/2"

You can find all the details for our 1880 Sampler Sew Along
 and a picture of the inspiration quilt here.

2 comments:

  1. Your crazy/improv blocks are fabulous!
    I love what you're doing here.

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  2. Love those bitty blocks! Thank you!

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