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Snowflake

Snowflake

Written by: 
Megan Mcguire

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YIELD

18" finished block (18 1/2" unfinished)

INGREDIENTS

From Snow (9900 11), cut:
{A} (4) 4½” x 6½” rectangles
{B} (2) 5¼” squares
{C} (5) 2½” squares

From Country Red (9900 17), cut:
{D) (8) 4½” squares
{A} (4) 4½” x 6½” rectangles
{B} (2) 5¼” squares
{C} (4) 2½” squares
{E} D(4) 2½” x 8½” rectangles

INSTRUCTIONS

MAKE UNIT A

MAKE HSTs. On the wrong side of (2) cream 5¼” squares, mark a diagonal line from corner to corner. Pair (1) cream 5¼” square right sides together with (1) 5¼” red square. Sew ¼” on each side of the line. Cut on the line. Press toward red. Trim to 4½” square.
Repeat to make a total of (4) half square triangles.

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On the wrong side of (4) 2½” red squares, mark a diagonal line from corner to corner. Place (1) 2½” red square on the cream triangle. Sew on the line; trim ¼” from the sewn line. Press toward red. Repeat for a total of (4) units. Set aside.

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MAKE UNIT B

On the wrong side of (2) 4½” x 6½” cream rectangles, measure over 4½” and mark a line. Then mark a diagonal line from corner to corner to the pencil line.
Place (1) cream rectangle just marked on top of a red 4½” x 6½” rectangle. Sew on the diagonal line. Trim ¼” from the sewn line. Press toward cream.
On the wrong side of (2) 4 ½” red squares, mark a diagonal line from corner to corner. Place the red square on the unit. Sew on the line, trim ¼” from the sewn line (trim line indicated by the dotted line). Press toward red. Repeat for a total of 2 units.
On the wrong side of (2) 2½” cream squares, mark a diagonal line from corner to corner.  Place the 2½” cream square on the red rectangle section. Sew on the line; trim ¼” from the sewn line. Press toward cream. Unit should measure 4½” x 8½”. Make 2 units.

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Repeat process above to make two MIRROR Unit Bs as shown.

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ASSEMBLE THE BLOCK

Assemble the block as shown. Measures 18½” square unfinished

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Megan McGuire

@megschoicepatterms

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