Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Sampler Quilt 2011 - Week 33 - Tree Everlasting

The Tree Everlasting block is set in a 3 by 3 square grid layout made with half square triangle units using 2 fabrics - a background and accent fabric.

Fabric instructions

From each fabric, cut 9 half square triangles using a half square triangle ruler from 2½ inch strips.

Half Square Triangle instructions

  • Match 2½ inch strips of Background and Accent fabric right sides together.

  • Cut 9 pair half square triangles from strips using half square triangle ruler, turning ruler as needed.

  • Sew ¼ inch seam on long side of triangle pairs.

  • Press seam to one side.

  • Finishing instructions

    Layout Tree Everlasting half square triangle units as shown in diagram. Chain piece first rows, then columns using a 1/4 inch seam. Press seams to one side.

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