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Hawaii- 12" Quilt Block

 We will be using templates to cut the fabric for this block.  You can download the templates in .pdf format here.  (Note:  To view and print the templates requires Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free software download that can be found here.) Lay a sheet of template plastic over the printed templates and trace onto the template plastic.  Cut out and label each template.  Use the cutting chart below to cut your patches.

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Cutting Instructions:

 

 

Cut four using template B, four using template D, and four using template F.

 

 

Cut four using template A and four using template G.

 

 

Cut twelve using template C and four using template E.

Sewing Instructions:

Step 1: Sew a white E to a blue F as shown below.  Repeat for a total of four E/F sections.

Step 2: Sew a white C to the left and right sides of a green G as shown below.  Repeat for a total of four C/G/C sections.

Step 3:  Sew a blue B to the left side of a white C and a blue D to the right side of the white C as shown below.  Repeat for a total of four B/C/D sections.

Step 4:  Sew a B/C/D section to the top of a C/G/C section as shown below.  Repeat for a total of four B/C/D/C/G/C sections.

Step 5:  Sew four wedges together as shown below.  Repeat once more for a total of two and press seams in one direction.

Step 6:  Sew the two halves together as shown below.  

Step 7:  Sew the green A triangles to the top of each white E section and you are done!

Your block should measure 12-1/2" on all sides.  It will measure 12" finished size when it is sewn into a quilt.

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