Sew Your Stash Along Step 3

(36 blocks that are 3'' and another round of sashing strips)

Cutting Instructions

Background Fabric- Cut 4 triangles from 3 1/2'' strips using a 45 degree triangle ruler

                                  OR cut 2 squares 4 ¼’’ and cut in half diagonally

                                 Cut 108 triangles from 2'' strips using a 45 degree triangle ruler

                                  OR cut 54 squares 3 ¼’’ and cut in half diagonally

Large triangles-          Cut 32 triangles from 3 1/2'' strips using a 45 degree triangle ruler

                                  OR cut 16 squares 4 ¼’’ and cut in half diagonally

Small triangles-          Cut 36 triangles from 2'' strips using a 45 degree triangle ruler

                                  OR cut 18 squares 3 ¼’’ and cut in half diagonally

Sashing-                     Cut 2 strips 3'' x 30 1/2''

                                  Cut 2 strips 3'' x 35 1/2''

 

Sewing the Blocks

Sew the small triangles and small background triangles together and press toward the dark side. These half square triangle squares will be 2''.

Sew a small background triangle to both sides of the dark triangle sides. Press toward the background triangles.

Sew the pieced triangle unit to the large triangle. Press toward the large triangle.

 

 

                              

 

Make 32.                                Make 4.

 

Following the same steps as above, sew four blocks with large triangles

cut from the background fabric for the corner blocks.

 

 

 

 

 

Adding to the units to the quilt

Arrange the blocks as shown and sew them into four rows of 8 blocks each.

The corner blocks are turned the opposite direction from the rest of the blocks.

Sew a corner block onto each end of two of the rows. Press the seams open.

Sew the rows of 8 blocks to opposite sides of the quilt. Press toward the sashing.

Sew the rows with the corner blocks to the remaining sides. Press toward the sashing.

The unit will be 30 1/2'' square.

Sew the 3'' x 30 1/2'' sashing strips to opposite sides of the quilt. Press toward the sashing.

Sew the 3'' x 35 1/2'' sashing strips to opposite sides of the quilt. Press toward the sashing.

 

The quilt will now be 35 1/2'' square. Trim if needed.

 

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