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Memory Lane
2009 Block of the Month

October 2009 - Installment #10

Quilt Block Name:  Ribbon Quilt

Block Unfinished Size:  12-1/2"

Number of Blocks to Make:  One

Printing Choices:  Printer Friendly Webpage or PDF File.

Cutting Instructions:

Color

# to Cut

Size & Shape

Second Cut*

Color B (Cream)

2

4-7/8" Squares

Color C (Red)

1

4-1/2" Square

 

Color D (Brown)

2

4-7/8" Squares

Color E (Tan)

4

4-7/8" Squares


* - Cut once diagonally.    - Cut twice diagonally.

Sewing Instructions:

(Note:  Sewing Instructions are for 1 block.)

Step 1:  Sew a Color B (cream) 4-7/8" triangle and a Color E (tan) 4-7/8" triangle together as shown below.  Press the seam allowances toward the darker fabric and trim points.  Make 4. (This unit will measure 4-1/2" x 4-1/2".)

Step 2:  Sew a Color E (tan) 4-7/8" triangle and a Color D (brown) 4-7/8" triangle together as shown below.  Press the seam allowances toward the darker fabric and trim points.  Make 4. (This unit will measure 4-1/2" x 4-1/2".)

Step 3:  Arrange the Step 1 units, the Step 2 units, and the Color C (red) 4-1/2" square, as shown below.  Sew together to form three rows.  Press the seam allowances toward the Step 2 units.  Next, sew the rows together to finish the block.  Press the seam allowances toward the center row. (Your block should measure 12-1/2" x 12-1/2".)

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