Carrie Nation Block

July 2001

12" finished size (12 1/2" unfinished)

 

 

Colors: What else for July but Red, White & Blue?  Of course you can use your own choice of colors as well.

 

Cutting Directions

    Red:     

        Cut 1 strip 2" by at least 16"

    Blue:     

        Cut 1 strip 3 1/2" by at least 14"

    White:   

        Cut 1 strip 2" by at least 16"

        Cut 1 Strip 3 1/2" by at least 14"'

        Cut 4 Squares 3 1/2""

 

Sewing Directions

Sew the red strip and the narrow white strip together lengthwise. Cross cut into 8 2" pieces. Sew the Blue Strip and the wide White Strip together lengthwise and cross cut into 4 3 1/2" pieces.

 

 

 

Sew the Red & White pieces together in pairs to make 4 four-patches. Sew the Blue & White pieces together in pairs to make 2 four patches.

 

Sew 2 of the red & White four patches and 2 of the white squares together into a four patch. Repeat with the other 2 Red & White four patches and other 2 white squares.

 

Following the color diagram, sew all the units together as a four patch.

 

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