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Old 08-13-2019, 02:26 PM
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Great block to use for diminishing the scrap pile. Looks good!
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Old 08-14-2019, 03:10 PM
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Love your block! A great way to use scraps. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 08-15-2019, 05:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Mousie View Post
are you a member of scrap quilt enthusiasts bc they have been made in
droves on there and I love this block myself.
Have been redoing a room for sewing so haven't sewn all summer.
I don't go by mousie on there .
Thatís where I got the pattern from Mousie and there are a few files on there showing how to do all the different size blocks 😉😉😉
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:49 PM
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Originally Posted by maviskw View Post
The quilt shown here starts out with 40 in strips sewn together.
If I start with a 2 in. center square, the strip sets should be about six inches long by 3 inches wide. Cut that on the diagonal. Then you need to add a triangle to each corner. Adding the triangle saves a whole lot of fabric that would otherwise be cut off at each corner.
I haven't made this yet, so this is still an idea that I think might work !
12Ē block = 4Ē centre - 7 5/8 x 11 1/8 strips rectangle

15Ē block = 4 7/8 centre - 9 1/4 x 13 3/4 strips rectangle
Hope this helps 😉 Good luck 😁
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Old 08-16-2019, 04:01 AM
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Beautiful fabrics and colours!
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Old 08-16-2019, 06:03 AM
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Nice versatile block. Looks almost like you woul make a log cabin
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Old 08-16-2019, 06:18 AM
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Facebook is all abuzz about this block! pattern and sewing directions by Bertha Mae Sturgell. Love this block using border prints, stripes or chevron prints.

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Old 08-29-2019, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Elfi2 View Post
12” block = 4” centre - 7 5/8 x 11 1/8 strips rectangle

15” block = 4 7/8 centre - 9 1/4 x 13 3/4 strips rectangle
Hope this helps  Good luck 
I have made two of these now. The first was using strips about 8 inches long with the strip set 4 inches wide. I used a center square of 2 inches, and it came out "almost". Then I thought I needed to add a seam allowance to all those measurements.

Then I made another with strips 12 1/2 inches long and the strip set 6 1/2 inches wide. I used a center that was 3 1/2 inches square. Perfect. That showed me the formula: 8-4-2 or 12-6-3 Add seam allowances to each of these pieces and it comes out.

But when you make it this way, the corners are not covered. I needed to add a small triangle to each corner. I found fabric that matched or almost matched other fabrics. Beautiful!
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Old 08-29-2019, 11:27 AM
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Elfi2 thanks for those measurements. I didn't see them on the FB group .
This block is the most fun and I haven't even started one yet but I got my mom
interested, lol!
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Old 08-30-2019, 05:37 PM
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Great use of scraps!
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