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Summer in the Country: Lemonade

Summer in the Country: Lemonade

Written by: 
Jessica Dayon

Inspired by relaxing with friends on a lazy summer afternoon, porch swings, iced tea and laughter, Summer in the Country is here.  Using Back Porch by Me & My Sister Designs, this collection will be in shops in August.

Lemonade uses templates. Read through the instructions and then print out the templates from the Printer Friendly file and the end of the post.

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YIELD

12" finished block

INGREDIENTS

FROM FABRIC A, CUT:
* 4 template A1 pieces
* 4 template A2 pieces

FROM FABRIC B, CUT:
* 4 template B pieces

FROM FABRIC C, CUT:
* 8 template C pieces

FROM FABRIC D, CUT:
* 4 template D pieces

INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1: Star Points Units

Using 1 template A1 piece, 1 template A2 piece, and 1 template C piece, make 1 unit as shown.

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Repeat these steps to make a total of 4 units.

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Step 2: Block Center

Using 2 template D pieces and 2 template C pieces, make 1 half square unit, shown. Sew a D to a C, then sew on a D, then fi nally sew on a C. 

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Repeat these steps to make a total of 2 half square units. Join the two units to make the block center.

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ASSEMBLE THE BLOCK

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

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