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Thread: Spanish Butterflies in My Pineapple Shampoo

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    A previous tutorial was deleted at the request of the contributor. You may find this a useful replacement.

    You need:

    a variety of fabrics
    rotary ruler and cutter recommended

    Step 1 - start with two contrasting squares. any size, as long as both are the same size


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    Steps 2 & 3 - cut the square that forms the first "ring" from corner to corner. do that twice to make four quarter-square triangles
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    Steps 4,5,6 & 7 - sew the triangles to the center square
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    Step 8 - Press open
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    Step 9, 10 & 11 -
    square it off.
    lay it face down on the next fabric.
    use it as the template for your next square
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    Steps 12, 13, 14 & 15 -

    cut out the square
    cut the square into quarter triangles
    sew the triangles to the square underneath
    press open
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    Lather, rinse & repeat until your cake is baked to your taste

    tooooooo easy :wink:
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    :shock: Use one block as the template for the next! Never thought of that. Time to head for the sewing room and have some fun! Thanks, Patrice.

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    Yes this is it . The only thing different is she would cut the "x" after sewing all around the fabric.
    THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR PROVIDING THIS FOR US!!!!

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    Wow -- Thanks! You made it look sew easy :wink:

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