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Spring Flowers: Aster

Spring Flowers: Aster

Written by: 
Lisa Calle

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YIELD

12" finished block

INGREDIENTS

FABRIC A
* (4) 4½” squares
* (1) 5” square
FABRIC B
* (1) 5” square
FABRIC C
* (2) 5” squares
FABRIC D
* (1) 4½” square

INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1. MAKE HALF SQUARE TRIANGLES

Mark a diagonal pencil line on the wrong side of each Fabric A 5” square. Place right sides together with Fabric B 5” squares . Sew ¼” away from each side of the marked line. Cut apart on the line and press. Do not trim.

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STEP 2. MAKE QUARTER SQUARE TRIANGLES

To make Quarter Square Triangles (QSTs) - Mark a pencil line on the diagonal of EACH Fabric C 5” squares. Match up to one corner of HST unit as shown, ensuring the  marked line is oppositing the seam. Sew on the pencil line. Trim 1/4” away from the line and press.

Trim each QST to 4½” squares.

Make 4.

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STEP 3. ASSEMBLE BLOCK

Join block units as shown. Trim if needed to 12½” square unfinished size.

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Lisa Calle

@vintagemodernquilts

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