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2009 Block of the Month

March 2009 - Installment #3

Quilt Block Name:  Ohio Star

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)

5

4-1/2" Squares

 

Color B (Cream)

1

5-1/4" Square

Color C (Red)

1

5-1/4" Square

Color D (Brown)

2

5-1/4" Squares


* - Cut once diagonally.    - Cut twice diagonally.

Sewing Instructions:

(Note:  Sewing Instructions are for 1 block.)

Step 1:  Sew a Color B (cream) 5-1/4" triangle and a Color D (brown) 5-1/4" triangle together as shown below.  Press the seam allowance toward the Color D (brown) fabric and trim points.  Make 4.  

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Step 2:  Sew a Color C (red) 5-1/4" triangle and a Color D (brown) 5-1/4" triangle together as shown below.  Press the seam allowance toward the Color D (brown) fabric and trim points.  Make 4.

Step 3:  Sew a Step 1 and Step 2 unit together as shown below.  Press the seam allowances to one side.  Make 4.  (This unit should measure 4-1/2".)

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

That's it!  

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