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Old 10-17-2011, 03:21 AM
Jan in VA
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Originally Posted by Farm Quilter
I am making a log cabin block as a border for a quilt and my quilt is currently 63" square. I don't know what size to make my log cabin blocks to make them come out exactly the right size on the corners! Can someone help me out, please?! I can make either 7 9" blocks or 9 7" blocks, and either one will work, but I'm just not sure what size to make the logs.
For 9" block:
Cut hearth at 2"
Cut logs at 1 & 1/2" (3 logs per side)

For 7" block:
Cut hearth at 2"
Cut logs at 1 & 5/8" (2 logs per side)

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