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Jen Daly

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6" or 12" block

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6” BLOCK
From Fabric 1 (door), cut:
{A} (1) 2” square

From Fabric 1 (post), cut:
{B} (1) 1” square

From Fabric 3 (House), cut:
{B} (6) 1” squares
{C} (1) 1” x 2” rectangle
{D} (1) 1½” x 2” rectangle
{E} (2) 2” x 3” rectangles
{G} (1) 3” x 6½” rectangle

From Fabric 4 (Roof), cut:
{H} (2) 4” squares

From Background Fabric, cut:
{F} (2) 1¼” x 3” rectangles
{I} (2) 3½” squares

12” BLOCK

From Fabric 1 (door), cut:

{A} (1) 3½” square
From Fabric 1 (post), cut:
{B} (1) 1½” square

From Fabric 3 (House), cut:
{B} (6) 1½” squares
{C} (1) 1½” x 3½” rectangle
{D} (1) 2½” x 3½” rectangle
{E} (2) 3½” x 7½” rectangles
{G} (1) 5½” x 12½” rectangle

From Fabric 4 (Roof), cut:
{H} (2) 7½” squares

From Background Fabric, cut:
{F} (2) 2” x 7½” rectangles
{I} (2) 6½” squares

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STEP 1. MAKE UNIT A

On the wrong side of 4 house print 1½” squares, draw a diagonal line from corner to corner. Layer a marked background orange print 1½” square atop one corner of the blue print #1 3½” square with right
sides together and raw edges aligned as shown. Stitch the pair together on the drawn line. Trim seam allowance to ¼”.

In the same manner, sew an orange print 1½” square to the remaining corners of the blue print #1 3½” square. Sew, trim, and press to make a Unit A.

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STEP 2. MAKE UNIT B

Lay out blue print 1½” square and 2 orange print 1½” squares in a row with the blue print square in the middle. Sew the pieces together to make a Unit B.

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STEP 3. MAKE DOOR

Lay out Unit A, Unit B, orange print 1½” x 3½” rectangle, and orange print 2½” x 3½” rectangle as shown. Sew the pieces together to make a Door Unit.

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STEP 4. MAKE HOUSE

Lay out Door Unit, 2 orange print 3½” x 7½” rectangles, 2 background 2” x 7½” rectangles, and orange print 5½” x 12½” rectangle as shown. Sew the pieces together to make a Birdhouse Unit.

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STEP 5. ASSEMBLE BLOCK

On the wrong side of 2 blue print #3 7½” squares draw a diagonal line from corner to corner. Layer a marked blue print #3 7½” square atop the upper right corner of the Birdhouse Unit with right sides together and raw edges aligned. Stitch the pair together on the drawn line. Trim seam allowance to ¼”. In the same manner, sew the remaining marked blue print #3 7½” square to the upper left corner ofthe Birdhouse Unit. Sew, trim, and press. On the wrong side of 2 background 6½” squares draw a diagonal line from corner to corner. In the manner described in step 1 above sew a marked background 6½” square to the upper right corner of the Birdhouse Unit. Sew, trim, and press.

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In the same manner, sew the remaining marked background 6½” square to the upper left corner of the Birdhouse Unit. Sew, trim, and press to finish the block.

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Jen Daly

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